Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives announce the arrest of a suspect wanted for murder.
On March 7, 2023, around 12:45 p.m., Foothill Area patrol officers responded to an “Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Vehicle” radio call in the area of Remick Avenue and Paxton Street. Upon arrival, officers located a victim in the street suffering from blunt force trauma. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The investigation revealed the driver intentionally drove his vehicle, described as a burgundy Chevrolet 1500 pick-up truck, into the victim, then fled the location.
Later in the day on March 7, Detectives from LAPD/FBI Fugitive Taskforce located the suspect in a motel in North Hollywood where he was taken into custody without incident.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification to family members.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Operations Valley Bureau at 818-374-9550. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to (213) 972-2971 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.