Los Angeles: On Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at about 3:15 a.m., Devonshire Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call at 15711 Roscoe Boulevard at the Motel 6. In one of the motel rooms, the officers located a male victim with gunshot wound. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to Northridge Hospital where he was listed in extremely critical condition.
The details of the shooting are unknown and is currently being investigated. The victim has been identified as 20 year-old Fidencio Delatorre. There are no suspects in custody at this time.
Devonshire Homicide Detectives are continuing to interview witnesses. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to call 818-756-8291. 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 release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.