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Saturday, November 7, 2009

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police (LAPD) detectives are investigating the murder of 25-year-old, Wilhelm Adolphus Ramclam, a resident of Los Angeles.

On November 6, 2009, at around 3:45 p.m., Ramclam was working on his car, which was parked curbside in the 700 block of east 73rd Street.  With no known motive or provocation, shots rang out and Ramclam was hit.  Ramclam was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later from his injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Gang/Homicide Group, 77th Homicide Squad, Detectives E. Mendoza and C. Braudrick at 213-485-1383.   After-hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).  Callers may also text "CRIMES" with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on "Web Tips.”  When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with "LAPD." Tipsters may remain anonymous.