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News Release

Tuesday, April 8, 2003

Media Relations

Body Discovered on Van Nuys Street, Victim of Homicide


Los Angeles: On Tuesday April 8, 2003 at approximately 12:5O p.m., police officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys Division responded to a "Death Investigation" radio call in the 7300 block of Woodman Avenue.

Upon the officer’s arrival, they located the body of a 36 year-old male Black suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his body. Los Angeles City Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The motive for the shooting is currently unknown. The suspects(s) and weapon remain outstanding.

The identity of the victim will not be released until after his relatives have been notified.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Van Nuys Homicide Detectives at 818-756-8346. 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 press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Grace Brady, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.