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News Release

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered NA15053ne

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
11:00 a.m.

WHERE:
City Hall Chambers

WHO:
Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo, Council District 1
Captain David J. Kowalski, Commanding Officer, South Traffic Division
Family members of the victim
Investigating Officers from South Traffic Division

WHY:
To announce a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest, prosecution and conviction of a suspect wanted for leaving the scene of a Hit & Run that fatally injured
a 58-year-old man.


On March 10, 2015, around 9:00 pm., a 58-year-old man was crossing the street northbound on 23rd Street and Portland Street within a marked crosswalk. The suspect, seen driving a black unknown type sedan, drove westbound 23rd Street at Portland. The suspect collided with the pedestrian and continued westbound on 23rd Street failing to render aid to the victim.

To view video of the Hit & Run traffic collision, please go to: www.lapdonline.org, and
visit the Media "Newsroom."

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact South Traffic Division at (323) 421-2500.



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