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News Release

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Media Relations

Victim is Shot and Killed while Driving

 

Los Angeles: 77th Area Detectives are investigating the shooting death of 36 year-old Samuel Miranda Rojo.

On Saturday, November 15, 2003, at about 8:00 p.m., the victim sustained a gunshot wound while traveling eastbound on 79th Street approaching Central Avenue. The victim lost control of his vehicle and collided with a parked vehicle on the southeast corner. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

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

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-1385. On weekends and during off-hours contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer, Lucy Diaz, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



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