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News Release

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Media Relations

News Conference to Announce a Reward

What:
News Conference to announce a reward being offered for the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murder of Francisco Vivas

When:
Thursday, September 22, 2005
11:00 a.m.

Where:
Crime Location
126 Bloom Street, Los Angeles

Who:
Councilmember Ed Reyes
Deputy Chief Cayler Carter
Central Detectives
Members of the victim's family

Why:
On May 6th, 2005, at 11:55 p.m. 35 year-old Francisco Vivas was walking near his home in the William Mead Housing Development when an unknown assailant shot and killed him. The suspect fled the scene in a white sport utility vehicle and has not been identified.

A photograph of the victim will be shown during the news conference.

Anyone with information is requested to call Central Detectives at 213-972-1256. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detectives Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).