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News Release

Wednesday, July 31, 2002

Media Relations

12 Year-Old Boy Dies In Shooting Incident


 

Los Angeles: 77th Street Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting incident which led to the death of Kenneth Sorrells, 12 years of age, and the wounding of his 13 year old male companion. The shooting occurred at 649 East Manchester Avenue.

77 Street Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting incident which led to the death of Kenneth Sorrells, 12 years of age, and the wounding of his 13 year old male companion. The shooting occurred at 649 East Manchester Avenue.

The 13 year-old male survivor was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries and is listed in stable condition.

The motive for the shooting is unknown and the suspect(s) and weapon are not in custody.

Persons with information regarding this matter may contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives at 213-485-1383, or may use a 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Officer Don Cox, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



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