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News Release

Monday, May 26, 2008

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Confrontation Ends in Death

Los Angeles: A man, who was confronted by a stranger while walking down the street, was shot and killed Monday morning.

On Monday, May 26, 2008, at about 8:10 a.m., Sean Maurice Richardson, 24-years of age, was walking in the 800 block of 50th Place. A suspect confronted Richardson for no apparent reason and shot him multiple times. Richardson stumbled into the street where he fell to the ground.

The Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported Richardson to a local hospital. He died about 4 hours later from his injuries.

Detectives do not have any suspect description and are asking for the public’s help.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Bureau Homicide Detectives Eric Crosson and Chris Barling at (213) 475-1383. During off-hours or on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).


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