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News Release
Monday, October 8, 2001
Media Relations
   
   
77th Street Detectives Investigate an Attempt Robbery that Ended In a


"77TH Street Detectives Investigate an Attempt Robbery That Ended In a Homicide"

 

Los Angeles: On Wednesday, October 3, 2001, at approximately 12:15 p.m., Mr. Abdallah Mohammed Nimir, 54 years of age, was collecting money from a residence in the 400 block of East 74th Street. Mr. Nimir was walking back to his vehicle and was confronted by unknown suspects, one of whom was armed with a handgun. One of the suspects demanded the keys to Mr. Nimir's vehicle. The armed suspect fired one round, striking Mr. Nimir in the abdomen area. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and transported Mr. Nimir to Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital for treatment. Mr. Nimir died as a result of his injury on Thursday morning, October 4, 2001 at 10:56 a.m.

The motive appears to be an attempt robbery. The suspects and weapon used are still being sought.

77th Street Homicide Detectives George Diaz and William Fallon are conducting the investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact them at 213-485-1385 or during off hours 213-485-2504.

This information was provided by Detective III Rudy Lemos.

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



     
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