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News Release

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Media Relations

Gunfire Erupts Leaving One Dead

 

Los Angeles: On January 27, 2004, at about 12:45 p.m., the victim, Frankie Harris, 20 years old, was walking toward his parked vehicle in the 8600 block of South Crocker Street. As the victim neared his vehicle, two armed suspects appeared from between several parked vehicles. Both suspects, without provocation began shooting at the victim. Numerous rounds were fired at the victim, striking him several times.

The suspects then fled from the area. Responding Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics transported the victim to an area hospital. The victim failed to respond to emergency medical treatment and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The motive appears to be gang related.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Southeast Detectives, at 213-485-6902. On weekends and during off-hours please contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.



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