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News Release

Monday, June 30, 2003

Media Relations

Victim Gunned Down on San Pedro Street

Los Angeles: Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting incident, which led to the death of 24 year-old Robert Jesus Hernandez.

On Monday, June 30, 2003, at about 2:05 a.m., Hernandez was walking in the 1500 block of South Beacon Street, when unidentified suspects(s) fired numerous rounds at the victim, hitting him multiple times.

Hernandez died at the scene as a result of his gunshot wounds.

The motive is unknown at this time and there is no further information on the suspect(s).

Anyone with information is asked to contact Harbor Area Homicide Detectives at 310-548-2835. On weekends and during off-hours, please call 310-548-7603.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Grace Brady, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



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