Friday, February 7, 2014
19-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver NR14047wr
February 6, 2014
Updated: LAPD South Traffic Division Detectives released a photo of a person-of-interest in the fatal hit-and-run traffic collision that killed 19-year-old Jerry Arredondo. Anyone who may have information regarding this person of interest is asked to contact South Traffic Detectives Brady or Render at (323) 421-2570
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department South Traffic Division detectives are requesting the public’s help in identifying the driver and passenger of vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and- run traffic collision that killed 19-year-old Jerry Arredondo.
On February 4, 2014, around 7:20 p.m., Arredondo was exiting his vehicle parked on 105th Street east of Wadsworth Avenue when he was struck by the suspect vehicle; a 2013 black Chevrolet Camaro traveling east on 105th Street at excessive speeds. After fatally striking Arredondo, the suspect’s vehicle continued east on 105th Street and collided with several parked vehicles. The suspects then abandoned the Camaro and were seen leaving in a silver BMW. The driver of the vehicle along with a passenger fled the scene without identifying themselves or rendering aid to the victim, a violation of 20001(A) VC, Hit-and-Run. Both driver and passenger of the Camaro are described as male blacks.
Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to the crime scene and pronounced Arredondo dead as a result of his injuries.
Anyone who may have information regarding this traffic collision is asked to contact South Traffic Detectives Brady or Render at 323-421-2570. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.