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News Release

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Media Relations

Man Found Shot in His Car

 

Los Angeles : Rampart Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of a male approximately 28 years of age.

On January 11, 2005 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Rampart Area patrol officers responded to a shooting at Temple Street and Rampart Boulevard. Responding officers observed the victim in the driver's seat with an apparent gunshot wound to his upper torso. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The suspects and motive are unknown, and no weapon was found. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Rampart Homicide Detectives J. Breuer or M. Mota at 213-207-2060, during day time hours. On weekends or during off-hours, call the toll-free, 24-hour number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.