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News Release

Sunday, April 3, 2005

Media Relations

Shooting Leaves One Dead and Another Injured

 

Los Angeles: On April 3, 2005 at about 11:45 a.m., 26 year-old Sergio Casado was shot to death while he and a companion stood in front of the 9700 block of Grape Street.

Suspect(s) in a passing vehicle fired at Casado and a 23 year-old male, Hispanic as they stood together. Casado and his companion were transported to local hospitals. Casado died as a result of the wounds he received.

The shooting appears to be gang related and the investigation is ongoing.

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