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News Release

Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Media Relations

24 Year-Old Male Found Dead


Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Area homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 24 year-old male Black.

On Tuesday, September 23, 2003 at approximately 3:50 p.m., the victim was seated in an apartment when he was shot several times by an unknown suspect(s). The Los Angeles City Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of the family. The motive for this shooting is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the Wilshire Homicide Unit at 213-473-0444. During off-hours and on weekends, please call the Wilshire Division Watch Commander at 213- 485- 4022 or the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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