Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Memorial BadgeLos Angeles Police Department Badge


News Release

Sunday, October 14, 2001

Media Relations

Mysterious Murder with Few Clues

"Mysterious Murder with Few Clues "


Los Angeles: On Sunday, October 14, 2001, at approximately 5:50 a.m., Rampart Patrol Offices responded to an Assault with a Deadly Weapon investigation at 3000 W. Leeward Avenue. Upon arriving, the officers observed a 25 year-old male Hispanic down on the sidewalk suffering from several gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to USC Medical Center where the victim unfortunately succumbed to his wounds.

No suspect(s), weapons or vehicles were seen at or leaving the scene of the crime. The motive for the shooting is unknown.

The identity of the victim is unknown at this time.

The investigation is being handled by Rampart Homicide Detectives. Anyone with additional information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Rampart Homicide Unit at 213-207-2051.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Guillermo Campos, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.