Los Angeles: On Friday, June 20, 2003, at about 2:05 a.m., murder Victim, 27 year-old Harout Gurunlian of Los Angeles, was sitting in his vehicle in a parking lot across the street from the Mayan Club, in the 1000 block of South Hill Street in the City of Los Angeles.
The victim was attacked by a group of male Asian suspects for no apparent reason. The victim was subsequently beaten and stabbed in the parking lot. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to Los Angels County USC Medical Center for medical treatment, where he died due to his wounds.
The motive for the attack is unknown and the suspects remain outstanding.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact Detectives Alan Solomon and Terry Carlos at Special Operations Support Division, Asian Crime Unit, 213-473-7333. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-Hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-800-LAWFULL, 1-800-529-3855.
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.