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News Release

Monday, June 9, 2008

Media Relations

Man Shot and Killed

Los Angeles:  A man standing in a large group on the street is shot and killed.

On June 8, 2008, at around 11:50 p.m., police were called to the area of 88th Street and Western Avenue to investigate a shooting that occurred at that location.  When officers arrived they discovered 20-year-old Frederick Eugene Moore, lying on the sidewalk.  Moore had received a gunshot wound. 

Los Angeles City Fire personnel responded and provided emergency treatment for the victim before transporting him to a local hospital.  Moore failed to respond to emergency treatment and died.

Detectives say that Moore was standing within a large group of people at 88th Street and Western Avenue.  For unknown reasons, shots were fired.  The suspect was last seen entering a light colored vehicle and left the location.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call South Bureau Homicide Detectives Durazo and Barling at 213-485-1383.  On off hours, weekends, and holidays call the toll free number 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).