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News Release

Thursday, March 27, 2003

Media Relations

27 Year-Old Dies from Shooting


Los Angeles: On Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the victim, a 27 year-old Hispanic male, was standing in front of an apartment building in the 11800 block of South Figueroa Street. An unidentified male, Black suspect approached the victim and for no apparent reason fired several rounds at him.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died from his wounds.

His identity is being withheld pending the notification of his family.

The motive for the shooting is unknown and the suspect is outstanding.

Anyone with information should contact Southeast Area Homicide Detectives at 213-485-6902. 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 Grace Brady, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.