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News Release

Sunday, November 12, 2006

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Man Shot in Dispute

Los Angeles: Jacque Eugene Nelson, 38, a resident of Los Angeles, was shot when a man opened fire on him during a dispute in the 1400 block of West 49th Street.

On November 11, 2006, at around 1:15 P.M., Nelson was heard and seen having a dispute with an unknown male Black. Nelson was heard telling the suspect “I’m not afraid of your bullets.” Several minutes later, gunshots were heard. Nelson was discovered on the sidewalk in front of 1406 West 49th Street with gunshot wounds. A male Black was seen exiting the north/south alley next to 1411 West 49th Street.

Nelson was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. It is still undetermined what the argument between the victim and suspect was about. The weapon and suspect are still outstanding.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying and capturing the man.

Anyone with information is asked to call 77th Homicide Detectives Armando Bernal or David Craig at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855). Callers may remain anonymous.