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News Release
Monday, May 19, 2003
Media Relations
   
   
Five Shot on City Street-One Dies

 

Los Angeles: On Friday, May 16, 2003 at approximately 5:15 p.m., a shooting occurred that resulted in five people being shot, one fatally wounded.

20 year-old Semaji Omar Cryer and three of his friends were standing on the sidewalk in front of a residence located in the 1000 block of West 66th Street. The suspects then drove up in an unknown vehicle, exited the car and approached the victims. The suspects fired several shots which hit not only the four intended victims, but also an uninvolved female who was walking nearby.

All five victims were transported to a local hospital where Cryer succumbed to his injuries. The other victims were listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the 77th Street Area Homicide Unit at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jack Richter, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



     
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