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News Release

Sunday, May 23, 2004

Media Relations

Multiple Victims Shot; One Dies

 

Los Angeles: On Friday, May 21 2004, at 9:35 p.m., Pharon Floyd Gordon, 24 years of age, was standing in front of a liquor store, located at 1650 West Jefferson Boulevard. A man, who was accompanied by two women, walked up to Mr. Gordon and shot him several times in the upper body, killing him on the scene. A witness, who moments earlier had walked out of the liquor store, began to run away when the shooting started. However, the witness tripped and fell to the ground, where the suspect caught-up to him and shot him in the left leg. The suspect continued running after and shooting at a third man who had also witnessed the shootings, however, that victim has not been located.

The male suspect rejoined the two women accomplices; got in a 1980 model, burgundy Cadillac Seville and left the scene.

The male suspect is described as Black, with dark complexion, in his late 20’s to early 30’s, about 6’ 1" tall, weighs about 220 pounds, and has short cut hair.

One of the female suspects is described as Black, in her early 30’s. She is about 5’ 5" tall, weighs 140 pounds, and has brown, shoulder length crimped hair. She has a tattoo of an unknown name on her left ankle.

The other female suspect is Black, in her early 20’s. She is about 5’ 6" to 5’ 7" tall, weighs 190 pounds, and wears her hair in 6 to 8 individual plats style black hair. She also has a tattoo of roses around her left wrist.

Southwest Homicide Detectives are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation is asked to call 213 485-3892. On weekends and during off hours, please call the toll free, 24-hour number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, at 213485-3586.