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News Release

Sunday, September 23, 2007

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Two Men Shot, One Dead

Los Angeles: Two men were shot early this morning in the San Fernando Valley community of Pacoima. One of the victims died at the scene.

On September 23, 2007, around 2:50 a.m., Foothill Area police responded to a shooting call near the intersection of Dronfield and Vaughn Avenues. When officers arrived, they found two victims, reportedly brothers, who appeared to have been shot by the same suspect(s). Albert Rushing, a male Black, 63, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and expired prior to the officers' arrival. Monroe Brazill, a male Black, 51, was rushed by paramedics to a local hospital in serious but stable condition.

The unknown suspect(s) may have left the scene in a newer model black vehicle with tinted windows.

Anyone with questions or information is asked to contact Foothill Homicide Detectives Martinez or Brownell at 818-834-3115 or 818-756-8861, during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, please phone the 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).