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News Release

Thursday, October 21, 2004

Media Relations

Gang Drive-by in 77th Street Division

"Gang Drive-by in 77th Street Division"


Los Angeles: On October 20, 2004, at about 11:30 p.m., a multiple victim shooting occurred in the 2000 block of 96th Street. The victims were in the front of the location when rival gang members drove by and shot them. Andre Cherry, 20 years old, was transported to a local hospital where he died. Another victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound.

The victims and suspects were involved in gang activity.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 77th Street Detective Division 213-978-6500. 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.