Victim Discovered Dead on Roadway

November 15, 1999

Monday, November 15, 1999
On Thursday, November 11, 1999 at approximately 3:20 A.M., an unidentified person telephoned Los Angeles Police to report a male victim in the roadway at the intersection of 16th Street and Central Avenue. The caller advised that the victim had possibly been struck by a car.

Newton Division Patrol Officers responded to the location and observed a male in his mid-thirties in the roadway in the 1400 block of East16th Street. The victim appeared to have gunshot wounds to the upper torso. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Newton Area Detectives are conducting the investigation. For any further questions regarding this investigation please contact Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.

For Release 7:20 am PST
November 15, 1999