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News Release

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

Media Relations

Man Shot for Unknown Reason

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday, October 18, 2000



"Man Shot for Unknown Reasons"

Los Angeles - On Tuesday, October 17, 2000 at approximately 10:25 p.m., witnesses in the 1800 block of 107th Street reported hearing gunshots in the area. According to witnesses, they went to investigate and found a victim, later identified as Mr. Ray Howard, lying in the street suffering from gunshot wounds. The witnesses reported not seeing any suspects and/or vehicles in the area. Mr. Raymond was transported to Martin Luther King-Drew Medical Center, and at approximately 11:45 p.m. he succumbed to his wounds.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting, is encouraged to contact either Detective Jankowski or Officer Grimes at Southeast Area Homicide, 323-789-1493.

This press release was prepared by Officer Lyle Michelson, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.




For Release 3:20 pm PDT
October 18, 2000