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News Release

Friday, July 11, 2003

Media Relations

31 Year-Old Shot and Killed


Los Angeles: 77th Street Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting incident that led to the death of 31 year-old Mario Adams.

On Thursday, July 11, 2003 at about 10:45 a.m., officers responded to the area of 83rd and Avalon Boulevard for a shooting investigation.

The investigation revealed that two unidentified suspects approached Adams and shot him. Adams died as a result of his gunshot wounds at a local hospital.

The motive for the shooting and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detectives Information Desk. 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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