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News Release

Thursday, September 28, 2006

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Man Shot and Killed in Exposition Park Night Club

Los Angeles: A man was shot and killed early Monday morning inside a night club in the Exposition Park area of South Los Angeles.

On September 25, 2006, around 12:50 a.m., Manuel Schofield, a male Black, 28, was a patron at Jessie's Social Club, 4630 South Vermont Avenue. He became involved in an apparent dispute with an unknown suspect. The suspect shot Schofield in the torso multiple times.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead at 12:59 a.m.

There was no suspect description. The suspect and weapon remain at large.

The LAPD is requesting the public's assistance in solving this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call 77th Homicide Detectives at 213-485-1383, during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, phone the 24-hour toll free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (1-877-529-3855).

Callers may remain anonymous.