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News Release

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Media Relations

35 Year-Old Man Shot and Killed


Los Angeles: On November 30, 2004 , at about 12:15 a.m. , Foothill Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call at Woodcock Avenue and Louvre Street in Pacoima. The officers discovered the victim, 35 year-old Salvador Valencia , a resident of Pacoima, lying on the sidewalk.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died during medical treatment.

The follow up investigation revealed unknown suspects, driving a dark colored vehicle, drove by and shot the victim as he was standing on the sidewalk at the location.

The motive is unknown. The suspects and weapon are outstanding.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Foothill Detective Division, at 818-834-3115. 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.