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News Release

Wednesday, July 9, 2003

Media Relations

Unidentified Man Shot and Killed


Los Angeles: Pacific Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of a male Black, about 20-30 years of age.

On Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at about 6:45 p.m., in the parking lot at 6921 La Tijera Boulevard, the victim was sitting in his car, which was parked to the rear of the Vons Market. Unknown male suspects approached him on foot and exchanged words. One of the suspects shot the victim and fled on foot through the parking lot. The victim drove his vehicle through the parking lot and collided into a wall.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics transported the victim to UCLA Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The victim had no identification and was described as a male, Black, 20-30 years, 5-10, 180 pounds, medium complexion. He was driving a white, newer model Honda Accord.

The investigation is on going and is being conducted by Pacific Area Homicide Detectives. Anyone with information is requested to call 310-202-4513. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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