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News Release

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Media Relations

Family Holding Vigil for Victim Killed in Shooting

What:
Candlelight Vigil

When:
Wednesday, July 20, 2005
7:00 p.m.

Where:
Manchester-Stanford

Who:

  • Family Members of the Victim
  • Community/Religious Leaders
  • LAPD Personnel

Why:
As a response from the community that violence is intolerable, the family of a Los Angeles man killed in a car-to-car shooting is holding a candlelight vigil tonight.

Shortly before midnight on Monday, the victim, Deandra Bates, a 27-year-old black man, was shot from another vehicle while driving his blue 1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass near the intersection of Manchester and Stanford.

Additional:†† Southeast Homicide Detectives will request the publicís assistance in solving this crime.