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Friday, May 26, 2000

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Shooting at ABC

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Friday, May 26, 2000



"Shooting at ABC Entertainment Center Parking Lot"

West Los Angeles: On May 26, 2000, at 2:15 AM, a fight involving two men was occurring in the parking lot of the ABC Entertainment Center, locate at 2049 Century Park East, in Los Angeles.

A large crowd had gathered to view the fight, when an armed African-American suspect began randomly shooting at the crowd.

Two victims were wounded by the gun fire. One victim, described as a female, was transported to Century City Hospital with a gunshot wound to her foot. The other victim, a male, was transported to UCLA Hospital with a gunshot wound to the face. Both victims were listed in good condition.

The incident is under investigation by West Los Angeles Area Detectives, (310) 575-8441.

Press Release prepared by West Los Angeles Detectives Ron Philips and Francene Mounger.




For Release 2:00 pm PDT
May 26, 2000