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News Release

Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Media Relations

27 Year-Old Male Found Dead in His Vehicle


Los Angeles: On Sunday, August 31, 2003, at 10:15 p.m., West Valley patrol officers received a radio call of an ambulance shooting in the area of Texhoma Avenue and Ventura Boulevard.

When officers arrived, they discovered the body of a 27 year-old male lying dead from gunshot wounds in the driver’s seat of a convertible vehicle that was stopped at Texhoma Avenue just south of Ventura Boulevard.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending the notification of the family.

The motive for the killing and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the West Valley Homicide Detectives at 818-756-8546. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number to the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.