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News Release

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Media Relations

15 Year-Old Girl Shot and Killed

 

Los Angeles: Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 15 year-old female Hispanic. The identity of the victim is being withheld due to age.

Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 15 year-old female Hispanic. The identity of the victim is being withheld due to age.

On July 1, 2003, at about 12:50 a.m., the victim was in an alley rear to 253rd Street and Normandie Avenue in Harbor City. Unknown suspect(s) drove by in a gray colored car and fired several rounds at the victim. The victim was mortally wounded and transported to Harbor UCLA Medical Center where she died from the gunshot wounds.

The motive is unknown at this time and there is no further information on the suspect(s).

Anyone with information is asked to contact Harbor Area Homicide Detectives at 310-548-2835. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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



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