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News Release

Monday, February 9, 2015

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered to Apprehend Murderer NA15021rh

WHAT:
A News Conference to announce the $50,000 reward offered by the Los Angeles City Council to apprehend the murderer of Moses Nelson.

WHEN:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
10 a.m.

WHERE:
Newton Area Community Police Station
3400 South Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90011
Community Room

WHO:
Representative of the Los Angeles City Councilman Curren D. Price
Captain Jorge Rodriguez, Newton Area Commanding Officer
Detective Richard Arciniega, Newton Homicide Division
Detective Leonardo Mc Kenzie, Newton Homicide Division
Family members of victim Moses Nelson

WHY:
On November 23, 2014, around 9 a.m., Moses Nelson was walking in the area of 57th Street and Naomi Avenue when he was approached by the suspect who was riding a bicycle. The suspect produced a handgun and shot Victim Nelson several times, Los Angeles City Fire Paramedics responded to the scene and Nelson was pronounced dead. The Office of Councilman Curren D. Price has obtained a $50,000 reward from the Los Angeles City Council for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for the death of Moses Nelson.

VISUALS:
A video of footage prior to the incident will be presented.

CONTACT:
For further information, please contact the Detective III Kelle Baitx, Newton Homicide at 323-846-6556 or LAPD Media Relations at 213-486-5910.




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