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News Release

Saturday, January 17, 2004

Media Relations

19 Year Old Woman Shot to Death


Los Angeles: On Friday, January 16, 2004, at about 10:15 p.m., the victim, 19 year-old Adrienne M. Winston was standing on her front porch with several friends in the 7100 block of South 10th Avenue.

Unknown suspects walked up and fired numerous rounds at the group. Adrienne sustained multiple gunshot wounds. A 19 year old male was also struck by the gunfire. They were both transported to a local hospital where Adrienne died from her injuries. The 19 year old male is listed in stable condition.

The motive and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-1385. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This release was prepared by Public Information Officer Sandra Escalante, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.