Suspect Fatally Shoots Victim After Dispute

October 6, 1999

Wednesday, October 6, 1999
On Tuesday, October 5, 1999, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Hollywood Patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 5700 block of Spring Oak Drive. Upon arrival, the officers discovered a male inside the residence who had expired from the results of multiple gunshot wounds.

The deceased has been identified as Albert Sanchez, 54 years of age, a resident of Los Angeles. The deceased’s roommate, Michael Edward Shaw, 48 years of age, was arrested at the scene. The motive for the shooting appears to be a dispute of unknown origin.

Hollywood Homicide detectives are handling the investigation.

For Release 10:45 am PST
October 6, 1999