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Thursday, July 8, 2010

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Councilmember to Announce Reward in Connection with 4th of July Murder.

What:
News conference to announce a $50,000 reward for information leading to the
arrest and conviction of the person (s) responsible for gunning down a 14-year-old girl.
       
When:
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
10 a.m.

Where:
1342 South Toberman Street
Los Angeles, Calif. 90015
        
Who:
Los Angeles City Councilmember Ed Reyes, Council District No. 1
LAPD Captain Steve Ruiz, Rampart Division Commanding Officer
LAPD Captain Raymond Maltez, Rampart Division Commanding Officer
LAPD Lieutenant Joe Losoreli, Detective Commanding Officer, Rampart Area
Rampart Area Detectives
Victim’s family members    
    
Why:
To apprehend those responsible for killing fourteen-year-old Daisy Garcia who was shot in front of her home in the 1300 block of South Toberman Street while celebrating the 4th of July holiday with her family and neighbors.  Detectives say a group of suspects from the north end of the street fired several shots at a group on the south side of the street.  The shots missed the intended target and struck Daisy Garcia.  The gunman remains at large.  A reward is being offered to help track down the suspect.       

Contact:
For additional information, please contact Rampart Homicide detectives at (213) 484-3440.