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News Release

Sunday, July 29, 2007

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23-Year-Old Killed in Gang Shooting

Los Angeles: A 23-year-old man was shot to death on Saturday afternoon in South Los Angeles.

On July 28, 2007, at about 1:00 PM, Donyae Giles was walking on the sidewalk near the intersection of Imperial Highway and Vermont Avenue.

The suspect, described only as a male Black, walked up to the victim and shot him several times in the upper torso. After shooting Giles, the suspect ran from the scene.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The motive for this shooting is an apparent gang related shooting.

The suspect and weapon remain outstanding.

Persons with information regarding this incident should contact Southeast Area Homicide Detective Sal Barbera at 213-485-6902. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).



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