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News Release

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Media Relations

Murder Suspect Arrested NA10036bb

Victim Was a Prominent Community Activist Specializing in Gang Intervention

WHAT:          
News Conference

WHEN:       
Today, February 9, 2010 3 p.m.

WHERE:     
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Operations West Bureau
4849 West Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019

WHO:         
LAPD Commander Andrew Smith, Commanding Officer, Operations West Bureau                                                          
LAPD Captain Eric Davis, Commanding Officer, Wilshire Division
LAPD Wilshire Division Homicide Detectives    

WHY:   
News conference to announce the arrest of a murder suspect responsible for the killing of gang intervention specialist Ronald Barron on February 7, 2010.  Commander Smith, Captain Davis and Wilshire Division detectives will describe how outstanding police work, technology and various law enforcement agencies worked together to identify and apprehend the suspect.

CONTACT:   
For information about this news conference, please call the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.