19-year-old man is shot to death at local nightclub

Posted on April 5, 2009. Filed under: California, dispute - strangers |

Walnet Creek, California – A 19-year-old Los Angeles man died after being shot during a dispute at a local nightclub.On Sunday, April 5, 2008, at about 1:05 a.m., at a club in the 5500 block of South Western Avenue, Damien Cordell White and the suspect became involved in a fight outside the club. During the struggle the suspect pulled a gun and shot White multiple times.

After being shot White got into his car and drove a short distance to a nearby gas station at Slauson Avenue and Western Avenue, where he collapsed. Los Angeles city paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at 1:30 a.m.

Detectives do not have a suspect description or motive in this case. The gun is still outstanding.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Detectives Kenneth White or Refugio Garza at (213) 485-1383. During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).

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