Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Badge

Official Site of The LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT

News Release

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Media Relations

Man and Woman Found Shot to Death

Los Angeles: Late Saturday evening, March 25, a 49 year-old Korean man and a 50 year-old Korean woman were found shot to death in a apparent murder suicide.

LAPD officers arrived at the 300 block of Occidental Street to conduct a welfare check. They found two bodies with gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived and declared them dead.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the female and the male had been in a dating relationship and became involved in a confrontation. The female produced a handgun and fired several times at the male. The woman then shot herself.

The names are being withheld until their families are notified.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Rampart Area Homicide Detectives at 213-207-2060. On weekends and during off-hours call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).