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News Release

Monday, March 31, 2008

Media Relations

Freeway Shooting

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the shooting of 20-year-old,
Marlon Gordillo Sical, a Los Angeles resident.

On Sunday, March 30, 2008, at around 8:15 a.m., Mr. Sical was shot while driving his white four-door Honda Accord, southbound on the 101 freeway, near the Van Nuys Boulevard off ramp. As a result of being shot, he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the center divider.

Paramedics responded and transported Mr. Sical to a local hospital, where he later died.

At this time, there is no suspect description or motive for the shooting. Detectives are continuing to investigate all aspects of this incident including evidence to confirm or rule out a car to car shooting, a self-inflicted gunshot wound, or indiscriminant gunfire.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Van Nuys Homicide Detectives, M. Martinez or B. Shapiro at 818-374-1952. During off-hours or on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).