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News Release

Saturday, November 1, 2008

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25-year-old Man Shot and Killed

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the persons responsible for the shooting death of 25-year-old Carrington Henderson.

On Saturday, November 1, 2008 at about 12:05 a.m., Henderson was standing in the street at the 2100 block of West 48th Street.  Unknown suspects in a mid-sized vehicle and a sports utility vehicle shot Henderson multiple times.  The two suspect vehicles fled eastbound on 48th Street.  The suspect(s) drove approximately two blocks down the street and shot at another group of individuals.  No one was hit in this second shooting.  

The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he later died of his injuries.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Southwest Homicide Detectives Robert Lait and Vincent Carreon at 213-485-1383.  After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD.  Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website  All tips will remain anonymous.