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News Release

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Media Relations

29 Year-Old Man Shot and Killed


Los Angeles: 77th Street Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting incident that led to the death of 29 year-old Gamal Eric Baseer.

On Monday, June 30, 2003, at about 10:40 p.m., Baseer was in the area of the 6300 block of South Denver Avenue in Los Angeles when he was shot by unknown suspect(s). Los Angeles fure Department Paramedics responded and pronounced Baseer dead at the scene.

The motive is unknown.

The suspect(s) and weapon remain outstanding.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is requested to contact the 77th Street Area Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, please 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.