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News Release

Sunday, November 12, 2006

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Man Shot in Courtyard

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police detectives are investigating the shooting death of 26-year-old Vincent Perdue.

On November 11, 2006, around 4:45 P.M., Purdue was walking in the courtyard at 2300 South Victoria Avenue. Unknown suspect or suspects fired multiple gunshots at the victim. Purdue was struck once in the torso and collapsed.

Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The public's help is requested in solving this murder. Anyone with information is asked to call Southwest Homicide Detectives Young Mun or John Richardson at 213-485-2417 during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, call the 24-hur toll free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855). Callers may remain anonymous.