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Monday, September 18, 2000

Media Relations

Homicide Investigation in Pacific Area

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Monday, September 18, 2000



"Homicide Investigation in Pacific Area"

Los Angeles - On September 10, 2000 at approximately 10:00 a.m., 40-year-old Clifton Smith, was fatally shot in the 500 block of Brooks Avenue in the Oakwood area of Venice Beach. The suspects are described as multiple male Hispanics who fled the scene in a possible green foreign compact vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Pacific Area Homicide Detectives J. Lumbreras or J. Ortiz at 310-202-4506.

This press release has been prepared by Public Information Officer Charlotte Broughton, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.




For Release 1:00 pm PDT
September 18, 2000