LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Wednesday, May 17, 2000
"Tenant Gunned Down Entering Apartment Complex"
Los Angeles – On Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at approximately 12:25 a.m., a male Black victim was entering his apartment complex, located on the 800 Block of West 42nd Place, when he was confronted by an unknown suspect(s). The suspect(s) shot and killed the victim using a large caliber weapon. The motive for this incident has not been established.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Southwest Homicide Detectives Brent Josephson and Lorenzo Barbosa are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact the Southwest Homicide Unit, at 213-485- 7552.
For Release 3:00 pm PDT
May 17, 2000