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News Release

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Media Relations

Man Shot and Killed at Home

Los Angeles: A South Los Angeles man was shot and killed in his bedroom.

On Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at around 4:10 AM, 22-year-old Nye Daniels, along with a friend were inside of Daniel’s home in the 9900 block of South Graham Avenue. An unknown suspect(s) walked up to the front of the home forcing entry through the front door. Suspect(s) entered the residence walked into a rear bedroom where they fired multiple rounds striking Daniels. The suspect(s) then fled in an unknown direction.

Responding paramedics transported Daniels to a local hospital where he failed to respond to emergency medical treatment and was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.

Daniels’ friend was not injured during the shooting. The motive for this shooting appears to be gang related.

Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) or any witnesses to this shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Bureau Homicide Detective Sal LaBarbera at 213-485-4341. During off-hours or on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).