Reward Offered in Double Murder Case

April 8, 2009

WHAT:   Press Conference
WHEN:   Wednesday, April 8, 2009
4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Northeast Station
3353 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065

WHO:    Councilman Ed Reyes, First Council District   
Captain William A. Murphy, Commanding Officer Northeast Area
Detective Larry Burcher, Officer in Charge of Northeast Detectives
Families of Alejandro Garcia and Carlos Hernandez

WHY:    The City of Los Angeles is offering a reward of $75,000 for information leading to the identity, arrest and prosecution of the person(s) responsible for the murders of Alejandro Garcia and Carlos Hernandez.

On March 13, 2009, at around 3:25 p.m., officers found Garcia and Hernandez with multiple gunshot wounds in the 6100 block of N. Figueroa Street.  Both victims’ were transported to a local hospital and were pronounced dead.  No suspects have been identified in this case and it appears this incident was the result of gang violence.

CONTACT:    For further information contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.