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News Release

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered for Slain Store Clerk

What:
News conference to announce $50,000 reward for a store clerk who was murdered.

When:
November 27, 2006
9:00 A.M.

Where:
Maple Liquor and Market
3000 South Maple Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011

Who:
City Councilmember Jan Perry
Newton Division Homicide Detectives
Family members of the victim

Why:
On November 2, 2006, store clerk, Simon Khalil, 35, was working at his store, the Maple Liquor and Market, when two suspects walked in around 1:00 P.M. The suspects waited for customers to leave, then handed a note to Khalil, who read it and threw it back at the robbers.

One suspect pulled a handgun from his waistband and the other took a sawed-off shotgun from a backpack. The suspect with the handgun shot Khalil once in the chest.

The video of this robbery was previously released.


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