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News Release

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Media Relations

Bicyclist Victim of Drive-By-Shooting

 

Los Angeles: On Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at about 9:04 p.m., Foothill Patrol Officers responded to a radio call at Sutter Avenue and Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima.

The investigation revealed the victim was riding his bicycle east on Van Nuys Blvd when an unknown person from a moving vehicle approached him, shooting and killing him. The suspect’s left the scene in a light colored car.

The victim’s identification is being withheld pending the notification to the family.

Anyone with information or questions are asked to contact Foothill Area Detectives, at 818-834-3157. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free anonymous tip line, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

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



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