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News Release

Monday, March 3, 2003

Media Relations

Dispute Leaves One Dead; Motive Unknown


Los Angeles: 77th Street Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting incident that led to the death of Sean Hurd, a 30 year-old male Black.

On March 2, 2003 at approximately 9:55 p.m., Los Angeles police officers responded to the 7400 block of South Vermont Avenue for a family dispute. Upon arrival, the officers found the victim in his apartment, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital were he was pronounced dead due to his injuries.

The suspect and weapon remain outstanding.

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

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.