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Monday, May 1, 2000

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Victim Shot During Argument With Woman in Red Car

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Monday, May 1, 2000



"Victim Shot During Argument with Woman in Red Car"

Los Angeles - On Sunday April 30, 2000 at approximately 12:50 AM, Riquin Jingles, a male Black, 24 years of age and a resident of Los Angeles, was on the corner of 52nd Street and Crenshaw Boulevard socializing with friends during a popular public gathering referred to by some as "cruise night." He and his friends became engaged in an argument with an unidentified female sitting in a red Honda Accord nearby. During the argument, Riquin Jingles was shot by an unknown caliber handgun and died at the scene. It is not known whether the shots fired came from the red Honda Accord or from somewhere else in the area. The shooting is believed to be gang-related.

The investigation is being conducted by Southwest Area Homicide Detectives Frank Weber and Jeff Nolte. Anyone with information regarding this incident may contact Detectives Weber and Nolte at 213-485-7552.




For Release 8:00 am PDT
May 1, 2000