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News Release

Thursday, July 31, 2003

Media Relations

Man Killed in Business Dispute

"Man Killed in Business Dispute"

 

Los Angeles: On Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at about 12:40 p.m., Los Angeles resident Eduardo Castellanos was shot multiple times in the 8300 block of South Avalon Boulevard by an unknown suspect. Castellanos was apparently shot as a result of a business dispute over the purchase of an automobile.

Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to Martin Luther King Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact the 77TH Area Detectives at 213-485-4175. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s 24 hour-toll free hotline at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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