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News Release

Monday, November 30, 1998

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17 Year Old Victim Shot

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Saturday, November 28, 1998
On Saturday afternoon, November 28, 1998 at approximately 3:50 p.m. the victim, Jorge Avendano, a male Hispanic, 17 years old, was in front of 8218 South Wall Street, Los Angeles when unknown suspect(s) walked up and shot him.

The victim sustained multiple wounds and was transported to a local hospital where he expired due to his injuries.

The suspect(s) and weapon remain outstanding. The motive is unknown.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Detectives Chris Barling and/or Josephine Cortinas, South Bureau Homicide at (213) 237-1310.


For Release 10:10 am PST
November 30, 1998



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