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News Release

Monday, March 18, 2002

Media Relations

Two People are Shot While Sitting in a Vehicle

Los Angeles: On Saturday, March 16, 2002, at approximately 12:15 p.m., one female adult and one male adult were shot while seated in a vehicle at 67th Street and Normandie Avenue. The two victims were transported to Martin Luther King Hospital and pronounced dead. The Male victim, William Coleman, 41 years of age and the Female victim, Ronnie Grays 27 years of age were residents of Los Angeles.

It appears the incident is gang related. Robbery-Homicide Division detectives are conducting the investigation.

Persons possessing information regarding this matter are requested to contact detectives at 213-485-2129. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24 hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

Officer Don Cox, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586, prepared this press release.