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News Release

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Media Relations

Man Shot and Killed in the Morning


Los Angeles : On Wednesday December 1, 2004 , at 8:25 a.m., Southeast Detectives responded to an “Ambulance Shooting” radio call at a fast food restaurant at 101st Street and Figueroa Street .

Upon their arrival they observed the victim collapsed inside of his vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Los Angeles City Fire Department personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The victim was later identified as 35 year-old Jerry Lee Wesley.

The suspect was described as a male Black. There are no witnesses identified and the motive for the shooting is unknown.

Anyone with information is requested to call Southeast Homicide Detective Sal LaBarbera, at 213-972-7816. On weekends and during off hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855)

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.