Los Angeles: Pacific Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of 30 year-old Michael Marks.
On January 15, 2004 at about 11:50 a.m., Michael Marks was standing in front of 622 Brooks Avenue. He was approached by a white SUV with three male Hispanic occupants. One of the occupants fired at Marks striking him once. Marks was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
A short time later patrol officers observed the vehicle and a short pursuit ensued. The suspects were taken into custody without incident.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Pacific Area Homicide Detectives, at 310-840-2159. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).
This news advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Sandra Escalante, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.