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News Release

Saturday, March 5, 2005

Media Relations

Gunman Shoots Into A Crowd, Killing One


Los Angeles: On March 5, 2005, at about 1:45 a.m., 22-year-old Dwayne Brooks was at the Artesia Transit Yard located at 17400 South Vermont. Mr. Brooks was around a group of people when an unknown gunman fired several rounds towards the group and left the scene.

Mr. Brooks was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

A second victim was shot and is listed in stable condition.

No suspect or weapon information is available.

Anyone with additional information is requested to contact Harbor Homicide Detectives Bernal or Goodman at 310-548-2835 or 310-548-7603. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free anonymous number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section. For questions please call 213-485-3586.