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News Release

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Media Relations

Information Wanted on Attempt Murder Investigation

WHAT:
News conference.

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
77th Street Station,
7600 South Broadway
Los Angeles, California 90003

WHO:
Detectives from the LAPD's Criminal Gang Homicide Division
Representatives from LAPD Command Staff

WHY:
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Criminal Gang/Homicide Division detectives are investigating the attempt murder of a 66 year old female that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 2, 2016. At approximately 2:30 a.m., 77th Division patrol officers received a radio call of a battery suspect at the East/ West Motel located at 7101 South Vermont Avenue. Officers arrived and discovered the victim, in one of the motel rooms, unconscious and severely beaten. She was transported to a local Hospital and is currently listed in critical condition. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that a person of interest, James Robinson McGee, may have been with the victim, but had fled the area prior to officer's arrival. McGee is described as a male Black, with a date of birth of August 14, 1960, with black hair, brown eyes, 5'09 tall and weighing approximately 220 lbs. (PHOTO of Person of Interest on Display)

CONTACT:
For more information please call, Detective Rick Gordon Criminal Gang/Homicide Division at 323-786-5113



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