Arrest Announcement of Murder Suspect NA18124ti

June 27, 2018

WHAT: Press Conference

WHEN: Friday, June 29, 2018 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: 77th Community Police Station (Community Room) 7600 South Broadway Los Angeles, California 90003

Who: LAPD Commander Gerald Woodyard, Commanding Officer South Bureau LAPD Captain Peter Whittingham, Commanding Officer, South Bureau Homicide Division Family members of the four victims

WHY: The Los Angeles Police Department, Robbery Homicide Division is announcing the arrest of a murder suspect.

On Sunday, May 13, 2018, around 1:25 a.m., four young men, all 15-year-old male Blacks, were shot in the area of Manchester Avenue and Grand Avenue. One victim died at the scene, while another was taken to a local hospital, where he passed away two days later. The other two victims were treated at local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries, and were later released.

On June 15, 2018, the individual responsible for the shooting was arrested. On June 18, 2018, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against the suspect.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Detective III, Nathan Kouri at (323) 786-5111.