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Wednesday, October 6, 1999

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Suspect Fatally Shoots Victim After Dispute

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday, October 6, 1999

On Tuesday, October 5, 1999, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Hollywood Patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 5700 block of Spring Oak Drive. Upon arrival, the officers discovered a male inside the residence who had expired from the results of multiple gunshot wounds.

The deceased has been identified as Albert Sanchez, 54 years of age, a resident of Los Angeles. The deceased's roommate, Michael Edward Shaw, 48 years of age, was arrested at the scene. The motive for the shooting appears to be a dispute of unknown origin.

Hollywood Homicide detectives are handling the investigation.




For Release 10:45 am PST
October 6, 1999



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