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News Release

Friday, July 20, 2012

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered in Connection with Sherman Oaks Murder NA12172wr

What:
News conference to announce a $50,000 reward in connection with an unsolved homicide.

When:
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
9:00 a.m.

Where:
14552 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks 91403 (crime scene locations)
        
Who:
Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge, District 4
LAPD Van Nuys Area Captain Paul Snell
LAPD Van Nuys Area Homicide Detectives
        
Why:
To announce a $50,000 reward for information leading to the identification, apprehension and conviction of the person responsible for the murder of Raul Lopez.

On June 29, 2012, around 11 p.m., Lopez was working inside his place of business in the  15500 block of Ventura Boulevard.  The suspect was inside the location  along with four other males.  An argument ensued between one of the men and Lopez.  The suspect pointed the handgun and fired striking Lopez in the torso. Lopez was transported to a local hospital where a short time later died from his injuries.


***Family members of the victim will be in attendance***

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