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Wednesday, November 23, 2005

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Gang Violence Claims One More Life

Los Angeles: LAPD Hollenbeck detectives are investigating the gang related shooting that claimed the life of a 33-year-old, Hispanic man.

On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at about 7:00 p.m., the victim was seated in his blue car, a 4 door, 1989 Pontiac, parked in front of his residence at the 3300 block of Sheffield Avenue. One or more suspects approached the car and fired several rounds from a semi-automatic handgun, striking the victim multiple times in the upper torso. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The suspect(s) possibly entered a green 4-door vehicle.  There is no suspect description.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives J. Gutierrez or A. Caballero 323-526-3142. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the toll free 24-hour number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).