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Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Newton Division
Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating
the suspect who is responsible for the killing of a 20-year-old
On May 6, 2010, at around 1:30 p.m., Demetrius Meriwether, a
resident of Los Angeles, was shot and killed at a burger stand in
the 240 block of West Adams Boulevard. The paramedics responded
and pronounced Demetrius dead at scene.
The Suspect is described as a male, Black, 20-30 years-old,
standing about 6 feet tall. The suspect left the scene in a silver
or gray Dodge Charger with chrome rims. The motive for the
shooting is unknown.
Video footage of the suspect is available through Media
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Newton
Division Homicide Detective T. Thompson at 323-846-6556. During
non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to
1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call
Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also
contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637
(C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages
should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to
LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.