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Monday, March 29, 2010

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Murder Suspects Sought in South L. A. NR10166cj

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) 77th Homicide Squad Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects who were involved in a shooting in South Los Angeles.

Today at around 5:05 p.m., 30-year-old Emanuel Dorsey was walking in the 1400 block of West 83rd St when several suspects confronted him.  With no apparent motive the suspects shot Dorsey several times, ran to a getaway car, and drove eastbound on 84th Street from Halldale Avenue.  The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene where the victim was pronounced.  

There is no description of the suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Criminal Gang Homicide Division, 77th Homicide Squad Detectives Refugio Garza and Douglass Pierce at 213-485-1383.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call     Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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