Man Hospitalized After Being Shot in Drive-By Shooting

June 15, 2000

Thursday, June 15, 2000

"Man Hospitalized After Being Shot in Drive-By Shooting"

Harbor – On June 15, 2000 at approximately 12:30 A.M., two male Samoan juveniles were walking in the 1100 block of Wilmington Boulevard. A blue van approached the victims and two male Hispanic suspects fired several shots with an unknown caliber type handgun at the victims. Victim-1 was struck in the head and transported to a nearby hospital for emergency medical treatment and is in critical condition. Victim-2 was uninjured during the attack.

Detectives Paul Inabu and Jorge Arellano, Harbor Operations Support Division, are conducting the investigation on this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Harbor Detectives at 310-548-7621.

This press release was prepared by Officer Kenneth Scott, Media Relations Section.

For Release 11:00 am PDT
June 15, 2000