Man Shot And Killed And Juvenile Wounded

March 7, 2004

Los Angeles: On March 6, 2004, at about 7:45 p.m., 31 year old, Jermaine Choctaw was standing in the Coin Laundry parking lot at the 8400 block of South San Pedro Street. He was shot and fatally wounded. A 17 year old female was also struck by gunfire and was transported to a local hospital where she was treated and released.
The motive for this shooting is unknown at this time and the suspect(s) and weapon remain outstanding.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-1385. On weekends and during off-hours, contact 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 Sandra Escalante, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.