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News Release

Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Media Relations

Unidentified Murder Victim Discovered Near Off-Ramp


What: Press Conference Requesting the Public’s Help in Identifying a Murder Victim

When: Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Northeast Area Police Station located at 3353 San Fernando Boulevard Los Angeles

Los Angeles: Northeast Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a male Hispanic, 18-25 years of age.

On Monday, September 1, 2003, at about 3:30 a.m., Northeast Area officers responded to a radio call of a death investigation at the 110 freeway off -ramp to Bridewell Street. When the officers arrived, they met with Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics, who had pronounced the victim dead as a result of his wounds.

The identity of the victim has not yet been determined.

The motive for the shooting and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Northeast Homicide Unit at 213-847-4261. On weekends and during off-hours contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

Photos of the crime scene and the victim’s clothing will be available for the media at the Press Conference.

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