Multi-Victim Shooting; Possible Connection to Missing 13-Year-Old Girl NA10217kr

August 19, 2010

News Conference

Wednesday, August 18, 2010
6 p.m.

Mission Area Community Police Station
11121 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Mission Hills 91345

LAPD Captain William Scott, Commanding Officer, Mission Area
LAPD Lieutenant Mario Munoz, Commanding Officer, Safer City’s Initiative
LAPD Detective Ho Sook Anderson, Mission Area Detectives
LAPD Detective Ryan Verna, Mission Area Gang Detective
LAPD Detective Joe Preciado, Mission Area Gang Detective

Detectives will be releasing the latest information in the investigation into the disappearance of 13-year old Karina Valencia, including new information that ties her disappearance to a location where a shooting occurred over the weekend. Valencia’s Family members will be in attendance.

Additionally, Gang Detectives will be asking for the public’s help to provide more information regarding that Saturday night shooting where six people were injured, including two small children.

For further information contact Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.