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News Release

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Media Relations

Van Nuys Baby Garcia Murder Suspect Identified Detectives Seek Public Assistance to Help Locate Suspect NA09278kr

WHAT:   
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) news conference

WHEN:   
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 4 p.m.

WHERE:       
Van Nuys Community Police Station
6240 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys  91401

WHO:         
LAPD Captain Bill Eaton, Commanding Officer, Van Nuys Division
LAPD Captain Tia Morris, Commanding Officer, Van Nuys Patrol
LAPD Detective Jim Nuttall, Van Nuys Detective Division
LAPD Detective Pete Barba, Van Nuys Detective Division
        
WHY:             
News conference to announce that felony charges and an arrest warrant have been filed against a suspect in the murder of four-month-old Andrew Garcia who was fatally injured by gunfire on Sept. 27, 2009. 

NOTE:
Visuals will include a photograph of the suspect, as detectives are attempting to enlist the public’s help in finding and apprehending him.   

CONTACT:    
More information is available by calling the LAPD Van Nuys Homicide Detective Division at 818-374-0040. Calls may also be directed to LAPD Media Relations at 213-485-3586.