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Wednesday, June 7, 2006

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Police Seeks Gunman Who Killed Lawyer

Los Angeles: On June 6, 2006, Roni Hardy, a 49-year-old lawyer, died at a local hospital after gunman shot him two days ago.

The shooting happened just before midnight in front of Hardy's home, located in the 2200 block of West 24th Street.

According to police, the victim was walking to his car, parked in front of his home when a gunman walked from behind, shot him in the back of the head, and ran away.

The motive of the murder is unknown and investigators have a few leads.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southwest Homicide Detectives Ed Clark and Stacey Szymkowiak at 213-485-2417.