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News Release

Monday, September 9, 2002

Media Relations

Woman Shot and Killed; Unknown Motive

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting death of a female Hispanic, identification pending, which occurred on September 7, 2002, at approximately 5:00 a.m.

Wilshire Area patrol officers responded to the scene of a shooting call at 1800 South Ridgely Drive.

Upon arrival, the officers found the victim lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Los Angeles Fire Department Rescue Ambulance pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

At this time there is no suspect or vehicle description.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Wilshire Homicide unit at 213-473-0400, 213-473-0444. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213 485-3586.