$50K Reward Offered for Unsolved Blackmon Murder Case Victim’s Family and Detectives Hope for More Leads NA12275vh

December 19, 2012

What:        News conference to announce a Los Angeles City Council-approved reward of  $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the senseless murder of Kendrick Blackmon.

When:        Thursday, December 20, 2012
                   1 p.m.

Where:       LAPD 77th Area Community Police Station
                   7600 Broadway
                   Los Angeles 90003

Who:          LAPD South Bureau Deputy Chief Bob Green
                  LAPD Southeast Area Captain Gerald Woodyard
                  LAPD Criminal Gang Homicide Detectives
                  Victim’s Family Members
Why:    To assist detectives with their investigation by providing an incentive for witnesses or others with information about the incident to come forward. The murder occurred on April 21 of this year when Blackmon was shot from another car while driving down the street.  Blackmon had no criminal history or gang affiliations, and the motive has remained unknown.  Detectives have also exhausted their leads.

Contact:      For more information, please contact LAPD’s Criminal Gang Homicide Division at 213 485-4341 or LAPD Media Relations at 213 486-5910.