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News Release

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Media Relations

Unprovoked Shooting

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police (LAPD) are asking for the public's help in locating the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of 19-year-old Larry Darnell Howard III. 
 
On Saturday, March 28, 2009, Howard III was standing in the courtyard of 4800 August Street. He was approached by unknown suspect(s) and shot.  

Howard III was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

At this time there is no suspect(s) description and the weapon is still outstanding.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Criminal Gang Homicide Group Detectives R. Lait or A. Applegate at 213-485-4341 or 213-485-1383.  During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).  Callers may also text "Crimes" with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with "LAPD."  Tipsters may remain anonymous.