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News Release

Saturday, July 22, 2006

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South Los Angeles Man Shot and Killed

Los Angeles: 77th Street Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help with information on the shooting death of 34 year old Larry Kendrick Scott.

On Friday night, July 21, 2006, around 9:15 p.m., Scott was standing on the sidewalk in the 4500 block of Van Ness Avenue. The suspects, described only as two black men, drove by and shot him. The suspects fled the area in a gray sedan.

Los Angeles Fire Department, paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The motive for this shooting is believed to be gang related. The weapon and suspects remain outstanding.

Anyone with information is asked to call 77th Street Homicide Detectives at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL, (1-877-529-3855). Those who would like to remain anonymous are encouraged to call.