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News Release

Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Media Relations

47 Year-Old Man Shot and Killed


Los Angeles: Pacific Area homicide detectives are investigating the murder of a 47 year-old male Black who was shot on July 23, 2003, at about 4:50 a.m. in front of 904 6th Avenue. The victim approached two male White suspects who were driving northbound in a burgundy SUV type vehicle. One of the suspects shot the victim and sped away last seen driving northbound on 6th Avenue.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification to his family.

The motive for this murder is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information is requested to call Pacific Area Detective Division at 310-202-4513. On weekends and during off-hours, 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.