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Monday, November 6, 2000

Media Relations

Attempt Murder Suicide

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Monday, November 6, 2000



"Attempt Murder Suicide"

Sylmar - On Monday, November 6, 2000, at 11:41 a.m., Foothill Area patrol officers responded to an "ADW Shots Fired" radio call at 12752 Bromont Avenue in Sylmar. Upon arrival, the officers were met by the Los Angeles Fire Department personnel who directed officers to two victims of gunshot wounds. The crime scene evidence and witness statements indicated a possible attempt murder/suicide had occurred. The victims, a male White in his 20's and a male Hispanic in his 20's, were transported to local hospitals where they died as a result of their injuries.

The victims have not been positively identified at this time.

The motive is unknown. The weapon is in custody.

The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the assistance from the community, asking that witnesses call 818-834-3115 or 818-834-3102. Evening phone number 818-756-8861.

Foothill Area Detectives, under the direction of Captain John Egan, Commanding Officer Foothill Operations Support Division are handling the investigation.

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




For Release 4:55 pm PST
November 6, 2000