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News Release

Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Media Relations

Man Shot Dead on Pacific Area City Street


Los Angeles: On June 2, 2003, at about 7:45 p.m., 24 year-old David Garcia Reyes was standing on the sidewalk in the 4400 block of Centinela Avenue, in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles.

A white four-door sedan stopped in the street and a male Hispanic suspect, armed with a gun, got out of the vehicle. The suspect ran up to Reyes and shot him repeatedly in the torso. The suspect ran back to the vehicle and drove away. The vehicle was driven by a second male suspect. Reyes was taken to a local hospital where he died.

There are no suspects in custody and no weapons have been recovered.

The investigation is on going and is being conducted by Pacific Area Homicide Detectives. Anyone with information is asked to call 310-202-4513. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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