Murder in the Venice Area
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Monday, November 9, 1998
On November 9, 1998, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Victim, Eric Kaufman, 23 years old, was standing at 7th Avenue and Brooks Avenue in the Oakwood area of Venice. Two male suspects exited a vehicle and shot him several times in the upper torso. The suspects fled westbound on Brooks Avenue in an unknown type of vehicle.
The motive for this crime appears to be gang related.
If you have any information regarding this incident or the identity of the suspect(s), contact Detective Joe Lumbreras, Pacific Homicide, at
For Release 10:45 am PST
November 10, 1998