Arrest Announcement Press Conference NA23007ml

January 17, 2023

LAPD South Traffic Division detectives will be announcing the arrest of the suspect from the Christmas Day Street Takeover fatal hit and run.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
10:00 a.m.

Los Angeles Police Department South Traffic Division
4125 South Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90008

LAPD Deputy Chief Donald Graham
LAPD Captain II, Jay Hom, South Traffic Division, Area Command
LAPD Detective Ryan Moreno, South Traffic Division, CIFU
LAPD Police Officer Joseph Cha, South Traffic Division, CIFU
Victim’s family

On December 25, 2022, around 9:05 p.m., the victim was standing on the northwest sidewalk of Crenshaw Boulevard and Florence Avenue observing a street takeover, when a Chevy Camaro performing the illegal “donuts” maneuver in the middle of the intersection, lose control, and veered into a crowd of spectators, killing the victim and injuring several others. The suspect abandoned his disabled vehicle and fled in another vehicle, failing to stop or render aid.

Police are still searching for additional suspects driving the two additional vehicles performing “donuts” during and after the fatal collision.

LAPD South Traffic Division detectives will provide an update on the status of the case.

For additional information, please contact Detective III Ryan Moreno, South Traffic Division at (323) 421-2500.