Los Angeles: On Sunday, December 19, 2004, at about 8:17 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to a radio call in the 1600 block of Lake Shore Avenue in Echo Park .
When they arrived, the paramedics found a male Hispanic lying on the sidewalk. The victim had been shot in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The identity of the victim is unknown. He is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 20-25 years old. He was wearing a gray T-shirt and blue jeans.
The suspect(s) and weapon are outstanding. The motive is unknown.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Northeast Detective Division at 213-485-2548. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).
This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.