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News Release

Monday, January 13, 2014

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered NA14004rh

What:   
News Conference
 
When:   
Thursday, January 16, 2014
9 a.m.

WHERE: 
LAPD Rampart Community Police Station
Front of Station
1401 West 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Who:       
Councilmember Gil Cedillo, District 1
LAPD Captain III Brian Pratt, Commanding Officer, Rampart Area
LAPD Lieutenant Joe Losorelli, Commanding Officer, Rampart Detectives
LAPD Detective III John Motto, Rampart Detectives
LAPD Detective Reynaldo Martinez, Rampart Detectives

Why:        
To offer a reward of $50,000 for information leading to the identity, arrest and prosecution of  the person(s) responsible for the murder of 27-year-old Jesus Eduardo Vargas.

On July 1, 2013, around 7:20 p.m., Rampart Patrol officers responded to a radio call of a  Shooting in the 2100 block of West Pico Boulevard in the Pico and Hoover area. The victim  was chased inside the location by the suspect and both were involved in a fight. A second  suspect shot and killed Vargas. Detectives have exhausted all known leads in the case and are  currently seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects.

Contact: 
For further information, please contact Detectives Martinez or Lee at (213) 484-3639.


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