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News Release

Tuesday, June 24, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Investigate Another Senseless Act


 

Los Angeles: On Saturday, June 21, 2003, at about 3:30 a.m., Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics responded to a call of a possible dead body in the 6900 block of South McKinley Ave. When they arrived, they found the dead body of a 24 year-old male Hispanic.

Los Angeles Police Department, Newton Detectives responded and discovered that the victim had been shot multiple times. The Detectives preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was shot at a different location and his body was dumped at the above location by unidentified suspect(s). The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to his family.

The motive for this shooting and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Newton Area Homicide Detectives at 323-846-5363. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detectives Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer, Lucy Diaz, 213-485-3586.