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News Release

Sunday, February 3, 2008

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28 Year-old Man Drives into a Tree After Being Shot

Los Angeles: On Saturday, February 2, 2008, at around 7:15 p.m., Wilshire Area patrol officers responded to a “shots fired” radio call in the 1200 block of South Gramercy Place.

When they arrived, they saw a car that had collided with a tree and a male Hispanic, behind the steering wheel suffering from a gunshot wound. The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded and immediately transported the victim to a local hospital.
On Sunday morning, February 3, 2008, the victim, Fernando Trujillo, a resident of Los Angeles, died as a result of his injuries.

The motive for this crime has not yet been determined and the suspect/s are still at large.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Wilshire Homicide Detectives Shafia or Arellano at 213-473-0446. After hours and on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (877-529-3855).