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News Release

Monday, October 27, 2014

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department Criminal Gang Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the killing of 29-year-old Samika Griggley.

On October 26, 2014, around 9:19 p.m., the victim Griggley, along with other bystanders was at the intersection of 114th Street and Croesus Avenue when the suspect(s) in an unknown vehicle drove by and fired several gun shots.  Griggley and another male Black suffered from gunshot wounds. The vehicle drove away in an unknown direction.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported Griggley to a local area hospital where she died due to her injuries. The second victim was also transported to a local area hospital for treatment and is currently in stable condition.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Criminal Gang Homicide Detective Gordon at (213) 485-4341.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."


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