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News Release

Friday, February 14, 2003

Media Relations

Man Walking In Alley Is Shot And Dies At Local Hospital

"Man Walking In Alley Is Shot And Dies At Local Hospital"


Los Angeles: On Friday, February 14, 2003, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Southeast Area Patrol Officers responded to a shooting call in the area of 110th Street and Hoover Street. The officers discovered a male victim had indeed been shot and was transported to an area hospital. Unfortunately the victim failed to respond to emergency treatment and died as a result of his injuries.

The investigation revealed the victim was walking in the north/south alley just west of Hoover Street at 110th Street. Unknown suspect(s) approached and shot him. The victim was able to run to a nearby residence where he was driven to the hospital.

The victim is a Black male in his early thirties and is currently unidentified. No motive for the shooting has been established.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Homicide Detectives at 213-485-6902.

This press release was prepared by Officer Don Cox, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.