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News Release

Monday, July 21, 2003

Media Relations

20 Year-Old Shot and Killed

"20 Year-Old Shot and Killed"

 

Los Angeles: On Sunday, July 20, 2003 at about 11:00 a.m., 20 year-old Dexter Derel Rideout was in the 4900 block of South Hoover Street, when he was approached on foot by unknown suspect(s). The unknown suspect(s) then shot the victim several times, killing him at the scene.

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 213-485-4175. 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 John Moreno, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.