Los Angeles: On Sunday, August 17, 2003, at 5:15 a.m., Southeast Area Patrol Officers responded to a radio call of an assault with a deadly weapon, shots fired in the 1400 block of East 111th Place. When the officers arrived they saw the victim, 32-year-old, Phillip Ray Cathcart lying on the ground with a gunshot wound.
Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.
The motive for this shooting is unknown and the suspect(s) remain outstanding.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Southeast Homicide Detectives at 213-485-6902. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relation Section, 213-485-3586.