Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision NR17323im

October 31, 2017

November 1, 2017 NR17323ti

November 1, 2017, around 10:45 a.m., 41-year-old Shauntrell Darnell
Mathews, a Los Angeles resident went to 77th Station and turned
himself in. He was placed under arrest for Hit and Run Felony and
booked at the 77th Division Jail.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s South
Traffic detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing
any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of
the suspect involved in a hit and run collision that killed a

On October 29, 2017, around 6:15 p.m., 76-year-old Herman Charles
Avery Jr., an Inglewood resident was crossing Western Avenue,
heading West when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of a
vehicle failed to stop and identify himself or render aid to the
victim, as required by law. The suspect drove away from the scene
to Western Avenue and 82nd and abandoned his vehicle, the suspect
had a 7 to 9-year-old boy, Black. The suspect is described as a
male Black, 6 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 4 inches tall, medium built,
wearing dark clothing.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to render medical
aid; however, Mr. Avery succumbed to his injuries at scene.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles
Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust
Fund. A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members
who provide information leading to the offender’s identification,
apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil

Anyone who may have witnessed or have information regarding this
collision is urged to call South Traffic Detectives at
323-421-2500, after hours call South Traffic Division Watch
Commander at 323-421-2577 or during non-business hours or on
weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call
the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477)
or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit
www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the
“Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local