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News Release

Monday, March 17, 2003

Media Relations

Homicide Detectives Investigate a Homicide

 

Los Angeles: 77th Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of Juan Moreno, a 28 year-old male Hispanic. The shooting occurred on March 16, 2003, at approximately 7:30 p.m.

According to the preliminary investigation, the victim was on the sidewalk in front of the 1300 block of West 59th Place when he was shot by suspect(s). Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the location and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The shooting appears to be gang-related. The suspect(s) and weapon(s) are outstanding.

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 Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.