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News Release

Thursday, January 18, 2007

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Man Shot and Killed in Alley

Los Angeles: In the early morning hours of January 18, 2007, a 32 year-old man was found shot to death in his car in South Los Angeles.

At 3:00 A.M., Southwest Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call to the rear alley 2500 block of Dunsmuir Avenue. Officers found the victim seated in the driver seat of a white 1995 Infinity, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived quickly and rendered emergency medical aid, but the victim died from his injuries at the scene.

The victim has been identified as Antonio Alejandro Torres of Los Angeles. The motive for the shooting is possibly gang or narcotics related.

Anyone with information is requested to call Southwest Homicide Detectives Frank Alvelais or Ty Lee at 213-485-2418. On weekends or during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).


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