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News Release

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered for Killer

 

What:
News Conference

When:
Thursday, March 10, 2005, at 3:00 p.m.

Where:
8114 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles (Crime Location)

Who:
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, Captain Kenneth Garner, Commanding Officer, 77th Area and 77th Area Homicide Detectives

Los Angeles: On February 20, 2005, at about 2:10 a.m., the victim, Miguel Fernandez, 36-years-old at the time, drove home after work. He parked on the curb in front of his house and as he walked to his front door, a male suspect approached on foot and shot him. Fernandez suffered a gunshot wound to his chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The City of Los Angeles is offering a $50,000 reward for the killer. The suspect was described as a male Black, 5' 6"/5' 9", thin build.

The motive for the killing is unknown.

Fernandez' family members will be present at the news conference.

Questions regarding this news advisory should be referred to LAPD's Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.