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News Release

Monday, September 29, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Seek Clues In Shooting Death

 

Los Angeles: On Thursday, September 25, 2003 at about 9:15 a.m., 28 year-old Kevin Ronald Ross was shot while sitting in his vehicle. The vehicle was parked in front of the 100 block of East 84th Place. The suspect’s drove up next to Ross’s vehicle, and the right front passenger fired several times with an unknown caliber handgun, striking him in the upper torso.

The suspects were last seen driving away westbound on 84th Place and then northbound on Main Street. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital and was listed in critical condition. On Friday morning, September 26, 2003, at 11:00 a.m., he died as a result of his injuries.

The motive and the suspect(s) identity are unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact 77th Homicide Detectives at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877- LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Officer Don Cox, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.