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News Release

Monday, September 15, 2003

Media Relations

Thirty Eight Year Old Man Shot Dead in Front of His Home

"Thirty Eight Year Old Man Shot Dead in Front of His Home"


Los Angeles: On Sunday, September 14, 2003 at 4:15 p.m., 38 year-old Fernando Barclay was standing in front of his residence in the 300 block of North Cummings Street. A male Hispanic, 20-25 years of age approached Barclay and a conversation ensued. During the conservation the suspect who was armed with a handgun shot Barclay several times. Barclay collapsed on the sidewalk in front of his home. The suspect continued walking southbound towards Michigan Street then out of sight.

Los Angeles City Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to USC Medical Center for emergency treatment. The victim failed to respond to treatment and died as a result of his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Preciado or Juarez at 323-526-3091. On weekends and during off-hours, please contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This media release was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.