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News Release

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Media Relations

17 Year-Old Shot and Killed

 

Los Angeles : On November 17, 2004 , at about 1:25 p.m. , the victim, a male Black 17 years of age, and two friends were walking together in the 2600 block of South Orange Drive , when the suspect(s) drove up in a burgundy Sports Utility Vehicle. One of the suspects armed with a handgun shot at the victim. The victim was hit by the gunfire and collapsed onto the sidewalk at Adams Boulevard and Orange Drive . The suspect fled in the car eastbound on Adams Boulevard . The suspect(s) car was last seen northbound on La Brea Avenue .

Los Angles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Southwest Homicide Detectives, at 213-485- 2417. On weekends and during off-hours, call 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 the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.



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