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Wednesday, May 17, 2000

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Store Clerk Killed; Suspect's Outstanding

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday, May 17, 2000



"Store Clerk Killed; Suspect's Outstanding"

Los Angeles - On Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at approximately 2:50 p.m., Victim Reynaldo Pulido Araujo, was working as a clerk at the Game Habit store, located in the 1800 Block of West Adams Boulevard, when two male blacks entered the store posing as customers. For no apparent reason, one of the suspects shot and killed the victim with an unknown type handgun.

Southwest Homicide Detectives Brent Josephson and Lorenzo Barbosa are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Southwest Homicide Unit, at
213-485-7552.




For Release 3:00 pm PDT
May 17, 2000