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News Release

Friday, October 15, 2004

Media Relations

Gang Related Shooting in Hollenbeck

 

Los Angeles: Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives are investigating the gang related shooting death of 26 year-old Gabriel Ayala. On Thursday, October 14, 2004, at about 1:00 a.m., the victim was sitting in his front yard in the 400 block of Clifton Street. Unknown suspects fired several shots at Ayala with an unknown type weapon striking him once. The suspects left the location without being seen.

Los Angeles City Fire Rescue responded and treated Ayala at the scene, who died as a result of his injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detectives Smith or Juarez, Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives, at 323-526-3679. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.