Mysterious Shooting Murder in Pacoima

February 26, 2001

Los Angeles – On Friday, February 23, 2001, at 10:40 p.m., Foothill Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "Ambulance En Route, Shots Fired Just Occurred" in the 13100 block of Terra Bella Street in Pacoima. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male Hispanic down at the scene, the victim of a shooting. Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital. The victim expired at the hospital. The victim was identified as Alan Figueroa, a 19-year-old, male Hispanic and resident of Panorama City.
The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time and the suspects and murder weapon remain outstanding.
Anyone with information that may assist detectives in this investigation is urged to call Foothill Division Homicide Detectives C. Lenane and J. Martinez at 818-834-3115 during business hours, and 818-756-8861 after hours.
This Press Release was prepared by Officer Guillermo Campos, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.