MEDIA ADVISORY: Briefing regarding the death of Victor McElhaney

March 11, 2019

Victor McElhaney, a gifted musician and a beloved member of the Trojan Family, tragically lost his life as the victim in a failed robbery attempt over the weekend. His mother, Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney, will address the media.


  • Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland City Councilmember
  • Regina Scott, Deputy Chief, Los Angeles Police Department
  • John Thomas, Chief, USC Department of Public Safety
  • Ainsley Carry, USC Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Aaron Serfaty, faculty member, USC Thornton School of Music

WHEN: 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 12.

WHERE: Town and Gown Ballroom, USC. Media vehicles with placards are advised to enter at the McCarthy Way Entrance, South Figueroa Street at McCarthy Way, Los Angeles.

Live coverage requires an RSVP.

CONTACT: USC Media Relations, (213) 740-2215 or

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