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News Release

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered in Connection with Cypress Park Homicide

What:
News Conference to announce a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the death of a 16-year-old young man.

When:
August 13, 2008
2 p.m.

Where:
LAPD Northeast Division (Roll Call Room)
3353 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Who:
Captain William Murphy, Northeast Division Commanding Officer
Northeast Division Homicide Detectives

Why:
On April 27, 2008, at about 7:25 p.m., officers from the LAPD’s Northeast Community Police Station were summoned to the 3100 block of Chaucer Street for a shooting call. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics were already at the scene and rendering aid to 16-year-old Albert Elvira, who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Albert was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Detectives and family members of the deceased hope that a $50,000 reward will be an added incentive for anyone with information to come forward.

Contact:
For more information, contact Media Relations Section - 213-485-3586.



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