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News Release

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Media Relations

$50K Reward Will Be Offered to Help Solve Murder of a 15-Year-Old NA09363rf

Canceled


What:   
News conference to announce reward connected to the murder of a 15-year-old teen
 
When:  
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 9 a.m.

Where:
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Hollenbeck Station
Outside in front of station (weather permitting) or if not, in the community room
2111 E. First Street
Los Angeles 90033

Who:    
District 14 Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar
LAPD Hollenbeck Area Captain Anita Ortega
LAPD Hollenbeck Area Detectives

Why:    
To encourage any community members who may have critical information about the case to come forward.

The 15-year-old murder victim, Luis Eduardo Perez, was brutally killed on the evening of Dec. 7, 2009, when he was shot several times on East Cesar Chavez Avenue.  The  victim's family and LAPD detectives hope that a reward of $50,000 offered through the office of District 14 Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar will provide leads in the case from assistance within the community.

NOTE:
Detectives will be providing surveillance video footage of the suspect.

Contact:
For further information, please contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910