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News Release

Monday, July 16, 2007

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Partygoer Shot and Killed

Los Angeles: A 20-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday while attending a "flyer party" in Sylmar.

On July 15, 2007, at about 12:45 a.m., the victim was in the backyard of a residence in the 14600 block of Astoria Street in Sylmar. He became involved in an argument with another partygoer and was shot numerous times by the suspect.

The victim has been identified as Jorge Enrique Santana, a resident of Marina Del Rey. He was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Mission Homicide Detectives Gene Parshall or John Macchiarella at 818-838-9810. After hours and on weekends, phone the 24-hour toll free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).