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News Release

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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$50,000 Reward Offered

What:
News Conference

When:
Thursday, July 12, 2012
8 a.m.

Where:
Wilshire Area Community Police Station
4861 W. Venice Boulevard.
Los Angeles 90019

Who:
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, District 10
LAPD Wilshire Area Captain Eric Davis
LAPD West Bureau Homicide Detectives

Why:
To announce a $50,000 reward for information leading to the identification, apprehension and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Vada Faniel on July 1, 2012.

On Sunday, July 1, 2012 at around 10:51 p.m., unknown suspect(s) shot and killed Victim Vada Faniel in the 5400 block of Apple Street in Los Angeles.  Faniel suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital by Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.  Detectives are seeking the public’s help with information regarding the crime. Anyone with information related to Faniel’s murder is asked to contact West Bureau Homicide Detectives, Detective Jim Freund at 213-382-9470.

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