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News Release

Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Media Relations

Man in his 40's Dead from Gunshot Wound


Los Angeles: On Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at approximately 10:25 p.m., two unknown male suspects stopped their vehicle in front of 2329 Alsace Avenue. The suspects exited the vehicle, approached the victim and one of the suspects shot the victim numerous times. The suspects then entered their vehicle and fled the location.

LAFD paramedics responded to the location and pronounced the victim, a male White in his 40's, dead at the scene.

At this time there is no additional information regarding the shooting. The victim’s identification is pending notification of his family.

The suspects' vehicle was described by witnesses as a two door, 1980’s Ford, T-Bird, white in color.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wilshire Homicide Detectives Frank Carrillo or Jeff Sandefur at 213-473-0444. On weekends and after hours, contact the toll free 24-hour 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.