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Tuesday, June 20, 2000

Media Relations

Drive-By Shooting Kills Two Victims

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, June 20, 2000



"Drive-By Shooting Kills Two Victims"

Los Angeles: On Tuesday, June 20, 2000, at 3:40 p.m., victims Deonte Clark, 16 years of age and Terry Wright, 19 years of age were standing in the middle of 87th Place between Crocker Street and Mettler Street. Unknown suspect(s) in a small brown station wagon with yellow colored doors and blue California license plate drove by the victims and fired several rounds at them. Both victims were shot and they were transported to a local hospital where they expired due to their injuries.

The motive is unknown and the suspect(s) are outstanding.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Frank Estrada at LAPD Southeast Detectives, 213-485-6902.

Prepared by Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.




For Release 5:00 pm PDT
June 20, 2000