One Shot to Death and three Others Injured

October 19, 2003

Los Angeles: Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting that left 39 year-old, Eric Butler dead and three others injured.
On October 18, 2003, at about 4:31 p.m., Butler was travelling southbound on Harvard Boulevard between 204th Street and 205th Street with five companions, when unknown suspects(s) fired several rounds at their vehicle. Butler died at the scene, a 14 year-old female and a 31 year-old male were transported to a local hospital for gunshot wounds. A 24 year-old woman passenger was injured by the vehicle’s shattered glass. Two other male teenage occupants were unharmed.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Harbor Detective Division, at 310-548-2835. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.
This media release was prepared by Officer Grace Brady, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.