38-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed

February 28, 2009

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of 38-year-old Timothy Edward Record.

On Saturday morning, February 28, 2009, between 2:30 and 3:30 a.m., the victim was sitting in the driver’s seat of his 1997 Honda Accord in the 100 block of South Utah Street when an unknown suspect(s) fired multiple rounds into his car.  The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds. 

During the investigation, residents said they heard multiple gunshots in the early morning hours, at about 3:00 a.m., but no one notified the police.  At about 7:30 a.m., a construction worker, who was reporting for work, saw Record sitting in his vehicle and numerous spent shell casings strewn about the area.  He then called police.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the location and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. 
The motive of the shooting is unknown. 

Anyone with information regarding this murder investigation is asked to contact Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Jacob Dugger or Araceli Negrete at 323-526-3142 or 323-525-3091.  After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247) or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD.  Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website:  www.lapdonline.org.  All tips may remain anonymous.