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News Release

Wednesday, December 8, 1999

Media Relations

Press Conference Scheduled to Announce Reward for the Murder of a 9 Year

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday, December 8, 1999

On Thursday, December 9, 1999 at approximately 2:30 p.m., 77th Area Police Station will be hosting a Press Conference in the Community Room. 77th Police Station is located at 7600 South Broadway, in Los Angeles.

The purpose of this Press Conference is to advise the public that a $25,000.00 reward is being offered in the murder of 9 year old Brian Perez. The parents of the victim, Jose Francisco and Edelmira Enciso will be present for this conference.

On Sunday, July 4, 1999, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Brian Perez was playing with family members in the front yard of his residence, in the 100 block of East 75th Street. A single bullet struck 9 year old Brian Perez. The victim was transported to a local hospital and on Monday, July 5, 1999 at approximately 5:10 p.m., Brian Perez was declared dead.

The investigation is being conducted by LAPD, 77th Area Homicide Unit. Detectives H. Baeza and R. Sato are handling the investigation.

For questions or comments, please call Detective III R. Lemos, 77th Homicide Unit at 213-485-1383.



For Release 3:10 pm PST
December 8, 1999