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News Release

Thursday, September 11, 2003

Media Relations

Two Juveniles Shot and Killed

 

Los Angeles: 77th Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of 15 year-old Quinesha Dunford and 13 year-old Demario Moore.

On Wednesday, September 10, 2003, at about 7:00 p.m., Dunford and Moore were standing in the mouth of the alley adjacent to the 1300 block of West 54th Street, when unknown suspects drove by and began firing striking the two.

Dunford died at the scene and Moore was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The motive is unknown.

The suspects and weapon remain outstanding.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact the 77th Area Detectives at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, contact 24-hour toll free number at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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



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