Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Drive-by Shooting Kills ManLos Angeles: A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles.
The shooting occurred on August 30, 2006, at 11:45 a.m., in the 2000 block of East 115th Street.
According to investigators, Anthony Owens was standing with a group of people inside the Imperial Courts Public Housing Projects when shots were fired from a passing vehicle. Mr. Owens was struck in the upper body and collapsed on the sidewalk. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries.
Police recovered the suspect's abandoned car a short distance away.
Although there was a large group of people standing outside during the shooting, no witnesses have come forward police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Southeast Homicide detectives at (213) 972-7848. On weekends or after hours, contact the toll free 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).
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