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News Release

Friday, November 8, 2013

Media Relations

LAPD Detectives Providing Update on the 99Cent Store Murder Case NA13199gb

What:
News Conference

When:
Friday, November 8, 2013
8 a.m.

Where:
77th Street Area Community Police Station
7600 South Broadway
Los Angeles 90003

Who:
Commander William Scott, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations South Bureau
Captain III Robert Arcos, Commanding Officer, 77th Area
Lieutenant II Jeffery Nolte, Criminal Gang and Homicide Division
Detective III Chris Barling, Criminal Gang and Homicide Division
Detective Eric Crosson, Criminal Gang and Homicide Division
Family members of Martha Sanchez

Why:
To provide an update to the public on the current status of the investigation. The murder occurred on September 17, 2013, at 7421 South Broadway. The victim was working as a store clerk at the Happy Bargain 99 Cent Store. The Suspect entered the store with the apparent intent to commit a robbery.  During the course of the robbery the suspect shot Victim Sanchez, multiple times in the torso.  The suspect then fled the store, on foot and was last seen running southbound on Broadway.

Detectives will give an overview of the events leading to the homicide.  Detectives will also be available to address any specific questions.

Contact:
For more information contact Criminal Gang and Homicide Division detectives at (213) 485-1383 during normal business hours or (877) 527-3247.