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News Release

Tuesday, February 8, 2005

Media Relations

Man Killed in Drive by Shooting

 

Los Angeles: On February 7, 2005, at about 7:30 p.m., 28 year-old Julio Herrera was standing on the side walk near the 2300 block of Santa Ana Boulevard, when two men drove by in a light colored compact vehicle. One of the occupants fired several shots at Herrera striking him in the upper body.

Herrera was transported to a nearby hospital and later died from his injuries.

The motive is gang related and the identities of the two men are unknown.

Anyone with additional information is requested to contact the Southeast Homicide Detectives at 213-972-7816. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free anonymous number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section. For questions, please call 213-485-3586.