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News Release

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Media Relations

LAPD Criminal Gang Homicide Detectives Arrest Two Murder Suspects One Murder Victim Was Only 13 Years Old NA09235rf

WHAT:    
News conference to announce the arrest of two murder suspects as a result of intensive work by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) criminal gang homicide detectives    
        
WHEN:    
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009
10 a.m.
        
WHERE:    
LAPD 77th Division Community Room
7600 Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90003
                
WHO:        
LAPD Operations South Bureau Commanding Officer Kirk Albanese
LAPD Criminal Gang Homicide Group Commanding Officer Kyle B. Jackson
LAPD 77th Division Captain Robert Green
LAPD Southeast Division Captain Tom MacDonald
LAPD Criminal Gang Homicide Investigating Officers
Murder Victim Family Members        

WHY:    
To underscore the importance of these arrests, because the murder of 13-year-old Daquan Allen on August 16, 2009, sparked a series of shooting incidents in South Los Angeles that left two more victims dead and at least three others wounded. As a result of these incidents, LAPD Chief William Bratton formed a multi-agency task force to pool resources and coordinate investigative efforts.