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News Release

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Media Relations

Family Pleads for Suspects to Come Forward

What:
News Conference to ask the public’s help in locating suspects involved in a gang-related shooting that resulted in a 9-year-old girl being shot in the head last night.

When:
December 21, 2006
4 PM

Where:
Rampart Detective Division
303 S. Union Avenue
Los Angeles

Who:
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Councilman Ed Reyes
Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell
Family of injured victim
Captain Jose Perez
Rampart Detectives

Why:
  • The 9-year-old girl was shot after gang members confronted each other across the street from the girl’s home, last night, around 8:30 PM.
  • Photos of the victim and wanted suspects will be displayed.
  • The victim remains hospitalized in critical condition.
  • The victim’s family originated from Thailand, but the father speaks English.