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News Release

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Media Relations

20 Year-Old Man Shot and Killed

 

Los Angeles: Harbor Area Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting incident, which led to the death of 20 year-old Willie Ford.

On June 30, 2003, at about 9:50 p.m., Ford was in the 26100 block of Frampton Avenue in Harbor City. Unknown suspect(s) fired several rounds at the victim, mortally wounding him. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced Ford dead at the scene as a result of gunshot wounds.

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

Anyone with information is requested 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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