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News Release

Wednesday, March 5, 2003

Media Relations

Victim Dies on Sidewalk After Being Shot


"Victim Dies On Sidewalk After Being Shot"

 

Los Angeles: On February 21, 2003, at 8:50 p.m., residents living in the 1300 block of West 71st Street reported hearing several gunshots. When officers from the 77th Street Area Police Station responded, they discovered Robert Eugene Wingfield, a male Black, 33 years of age, lying on the sidewalk suffering from several gunshot wounds. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead.

The motive is unknown at this time and the suspect(s) and weapon(s) are not in custody.

Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact the 77th Street Area Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-1383. During off-hours and weekends, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Department’s Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.