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News Release

Tuesday, February 2, 1999

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South Bureau Homicide - Ernesto Sosa

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, February 2, 1999

On Monday evening, February 1, 1999, at approximately 5:40 P.M., the victim Ernesto Sosa, a male Hispanic, 26 years old was in front of 11400 Block of Evers Avenue, Los Angeles. A verbal argument ensued between Suspect and Sosa, which escalated into a shooting. During the shooting Sosa sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Sosa was transported to Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital. On Tuesday morning, February 2, 1999, at 0357 hours, Sosa succumbed to his wounds.

The suspect(s) and weapon remain outstanding. The motive is unknown

Anyone with information, is encouraged to contact South Bureau Homicide Detectives Ray Morales #25658 and Siage Bruce Hosea #27785 at South Bureau Homicide: 213-237-1310.


For Release 11:00 am PST
February 2, 1999



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