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Tuesday, July 18, 2000

Media Relations

43 Year Old Victim Found Dead

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, July 18, 2000



"43 Year Old Victim Found Dead"

Los Angeles - On Tuesday, July 18, 2000, at approximately 12:10 a.m., the victim, Grover Tinner, 43 years of age was found shot to death in an alley adjacent to 1749 West Gage Avenue in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Investigator responded to the location. His investigation revealed Tinner had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso.

Witnesses stated that on Tuesday morning they heard several gunshots coming from the residence of 1749 West Gage Avenue. The circumstances of this incident have not been revealed. However, it appears to be narcotic related.

The suspect(s) and weapon remain outstanding.

77th Street Homicide is handling the investigation. Anyone with information should contact Detectives Charles Tizano or Janell Kessner at 77th Street Homicide Section at 213-485-1383 or 77th Street Area Watch Commander at 213-485-2389 during off-hours.

Prepared by Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.




For Release 4:30 pm PDT
July 18, 2000