Homicide Detectives Investigate Shooting Death

August 11, 2003

Los Angeles: North Hollywood Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of a 26 year-old male Hispanic.

On Friday, August 8, 2003, North Hollywood Area Officers responded to a radio call of an, "Assault with a Deadly Weapon" on Oxnard Street and Cartwright Avenue. When the officers arrived, they discovered the victim in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital were he died as a results of his wounds
The motive and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact North Hollywood Homicide Detectives at 818-623-4045. On weekends and during off-hours contact the Detective Information Desk, 1877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.