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News Release

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

Media Relations

Shot and Killed In Front Of Residence; Detectives Seek Clues

"Shot and Killed In Front Of Residence; Detectives Seek Clues"

 

Los Angeles: Wilshire Detective's are investigating the murder of 24 year-old Joseph Stroud.

On Tuesday, November 25, 2003, at about 3:40 p.m., the victim was shot in the upper body while standing in front of a residence located in the 1600 block of South Stanley Avenue. Witnesses say the suspect(s) then fled the location in a white compact vehicle. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The suspect (s) and weapon remain outstanding.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to contact Wilshire Area Homicide Detectives Cade or Sandefur, at 213-473-0444. On weekends and during off-hours, please 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 Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.