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News Release

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Media Relations

Detectives Seek Public Help to Identify Homicide Suspect of Store Clerk NA13187rf

What:
News Conference to release surveillance footage and reach out to the public to help identify and locate a suspect responsible for the brutal shooting of a store clerk during a robbery.

When:
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
3 p.m.

Where:
LAPD 77th Street Community Station
Community Room
7600 South Broadway
Los Angeles 90003

Who:
LAPD Commander William Scott, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations South Bureau
LAPD Captain Thomas McMullen, Commanding Officer, Criminal Gang Homicide Division
LAPD Captain Lillian Carranza, Commanding Officer, 77th Area Patrol
LAPD Lieutenant Jeff Nolte, Assistant Officer-in-Charge, Criminal Gang Homicide Division
LAPD Detective II Eric Crosson, 77th Criminal Gang Homicide Division

Why:
To assist homicide detectives with information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the suspect responsible for a murder on Sept. 17, 2013, at the Happy Bargain 99-Cent Store, 7421 South Broadway. The victim was a clerk in the store who was shot in the torso several times during an attempted robbery. After the shooting, the suspect was last seen running south on Broadway.

Lead Detective Eric Crosson will give an overview of events leading to the homicide and the current status of the investigation.  Detectives will also hand out surveillance footage showing the suspect and address specific questions.

Contact:
For more information, call the LAPD Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-1383 during normal business hours or the LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.