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News Release

Monday, June 30, 2003

Media Relations

Shooting Leaves One Dead; Homicide Detectives Need Your Help

"Shooting Leaves One Dead; Homicide Detectives Need Your Help"


Los Angeles: Wilshire Detectives are investigating the death of 20 year-old Trayvon Reed of Los Angeles.

On Sunday, June 29, 2003, at about 3:00 a.m., residents in the area of the 1300 block of Burnside Avenue heard possible gunshots or fireworks and a vehicle was heard speeding away. The victim was discovered lying in a driveway and was pronounced dead at the scene, due to an apparent gunshot wound.

No suspect(s) have been identified at this time. This is an on-going investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Wilshire Homicide Detectives at 213-473-0444. On weekends and during off-hours, please 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 Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.