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News Release

Friday, September 11, 2009

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19-Year-Old Murdered While Walking With Friends NR09449rh

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is seeking the public's help in searching for suspects who fatally shot and killed a man on September 10, 2009, in LAPD's 77th Area.

At around 9:05 p.m., 19-year-old Kadeemi Rashad Forman was walking with a group of friends in the 1700 block of West 69th Street when three male Blacks in a black-colored vehicle drove by the group.  One of the suspects fired multiple shots at the group, striking the victim several times.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact LAPD Criminal Gang/Homicide Group, 77th Homicide Squad Detectives R. Guzman or E. Mendoza at 213-485-1383.  During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247). Callers may also text "Crimes" with a cell phone or log on to and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with "LAPD."  Tipsters may remain anonymous.