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News Release

Sunday, March 5, 2006

Media Relations

Man Shot and Killed in Atwater Village

Los Angeles: Police are asking for the public’s help in finding witnesses who may have seen the shooting of a man in Atwater Village.

On Sunday, March 5, 2006, at about 4:55 a.m., officers responded to a shooting call at the 3100 block of San Fernando Road, in the Atwater Village Area of Los Angeles.

The victim, a 41-year-old white man, was driving a black Ford Expedition that collided with a telephone pole. Officers found the man on the ground with a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of his family. The motive for this crime is not known.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northeast Homicide Riviera or Carrillo at 213-847-4261. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).