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News Release

Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Media Relations

Hit and Run Suspects Sought in South Los Angeles

"Hit and Run Suspects Sought in South Los Angeles"


Los Angeles: On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, at approximately 4:15 p.m., 23-year-old male Black victim, Tremel Shaw, was riding a mini bike eastbound on 62nd Street at Normandie Avenue. Mr. Shaw was struck by an unknown type vehicle, which was traveling, northbound on Normandie Avenue in the number one lane. Mr. Shaw was launched into the southbound lanes when he was struck by a 1989-1990 purple and burgundy colored Hyundae. The driver of the Hyundae initially stopped but fled the location. The driver was described as a female Black, 45/50 years of age, 5'4" and 140 lbs.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact South Traffic Detectives at 323-290-6063. During off-hours, contact the South Traffic Division watch commander at 213-485-7336.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586