MTV Music Coordinator Found Shot to Death in L.A.’s Mid-Wilshire District

May 10, 2011  •  Post A Comment

A 30-year-old man who worked as a music coordinator for MTV was shot to death in what police describe as an execution-style slaying, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The body of Gabriel Aron Ben-Meir was found Sunday on a sidewalk in L.A.’s Mid-Wilshire District, near where Ben-Meir lived. The shooting took place at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

Police said they had no leads or suspects. Ben-Meir had been shot at least once in the back of the head, possibly with a shotgun, they said.

He was credited as a musical coordinator or post-production coordinator on a number of MTV shows, including ‘Top Pop Group,’ the story reported.

MTV released a statement saying Ben-Meir was a "valued member of the MTV family and a beloved and dedicated colleague. We are shocked and saddened to learn about the tragic death. Our hearts go out to his family."

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