newsroom 2000 archives september 2000
 
NEWS ARCHIVES
 
HOME
 
CRIME MAPPING
 
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
 
E-POLICING
 
JOIN THE TEAM
 
LAPD BLOG
 
LAPD EQUIPMENT
 
LAPD SPORTS
 
LAPD TV
 
NEWSROOM
 
OUR COMMUNITIES
 
POLICE COMMISSION
 
REPORT A CRIME
 
SOLVE A CRIME
 
SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL POLICING
 
SUPPORT LAPD
 
TRAFFIC
 
INSIDE THE LAPD

 
 
 
GET INFORMED
 
Alarm School
 
Contact Us
 
Crime Mapping and COMPSTAT
 
Crime Prevention
 
Domestic Violence
 
FAQs
 
For Your Family
 
Gang Injunctions
 
I Want to Know
 
LAPD General Fund Contracts
 
LAPD Adult Missing Persons Unit
 
Most Wanted
 
Read the Beat Magazine
 
Social Media
 
Sworn and Civilian Report
 
Trademark
 
Year in Review
 
Youth Programs

 

Disclaimer:
The LAPDonline.org® website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation. However, no automated or computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace human or traditional translation methods. The official text is the English version of the LAPDonline.org® website. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented by the translated version of the website, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.

 

News Release
Wednesday, September 27, 2000
Media Relations
   
   
Gang Related Shooting Results 16 Year Old on Life Support

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, September 27, 2000



"Gang Related Shooting Results 16 Year Old on Life Support"

Los Angeles: Homicide Detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, September 27, 2000, at approximately 12:15 p.m. A 16-year-old Hispanic male was walking northbound in the 1400 block of South Bronson Avenue. Three male Hispanic suspects parked at the curb adjacent to 1449 South Bronson Avenue in a dark blue 1990 Toyota Camry with tinted rear window. The suspects exited the vehicle as the victim approached their location. The suspects asked the victim's gang affiliation. The victim denied any gang affiliation when suspect #1, without provocation, shot the victim in the head area. The suspects entered their vehicle and fled the location southbound on Bronson Avenue.

The Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the location and transported the victim to a local hospital. The victim was placed on life support and was declared brain dead. The victim's identification is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. The suspects have not been identified at this time.

The motive for the incident is gang related.

The shooter was described as a male Hispanic, 5'10", 160 lbs., approximately 17 years of age, wearing a red bandana on his face, white tank top, blue baggy khaki pants and used an unknown caliber blue steel revolver. The other suspects were described as male Hispanics, 5'10", 180-200 lbs., shaved head, wearing blue shirts and blue baggy pants.

Wilshire Operations Support Division Homicide Detectives are investigating this incident. Anyone with information concerning the incident should contact Detectives Cooper or Ortiz at 213-473-0444.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.




For Release 5:00 pm PDT
September 27, 2000



     
 Follow @LAPDHQ  LAPD on Facebook
 Follow @lapolicefdtn
 
contact us  /  terms & conditions  /  los angeles police foundation
 
+ Powered By Radar Blue | © 2014 City of Los Angeles
 
Los Angeles Police Foundation Los Angeles Police Foundation