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News Release

Monday, July 14, 2003

Media Relations

Juvenile Shot and Killed

 

Los Angeles: On July 13, 2003 at about 7:50 p.m., a 13 year-old male juvenile was shot once by an unknown suspect(s) in the 5900 block of South San Pedro Street.

The victim was transported by Los Angeles City Paramedics to a local hospital where he later died due to his injuries.

The victim was 13 year-old Benjamin Brisenio of Los Angeles. Victim Brisenio had no known gang affiliation. The motive for this shooting is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Newton Area Homicide Detectives at 323-846-5363. On weekends and during off-hours, contact 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 John Moreno, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



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