WARNING: This individual is considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to apprehend suspect yourself. If seen, contact your local police station ASAP.
On May 1, 1994, Vahagan Akopyan, and other members of the street gang “Armenian Power,” were in the Hollywood area. They became involved in a verbal dispute with a rival street gang, which included displaying gang signs. Akopyan pulled a 9mm handgun out and fired indiscriminately at the rival gang members killing 1 and wounding 2 others. Akopyan then fled the area and has not been seen since.