Suspect in Los Angeles Murder Arrested in Baltimore NR20081jc

April 13, 2020

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Operations West Bureau (OWB) Homicide
investigators announce the arrest of a suspect in a murder that
took place on January 20, 2020 at the CenturyCity Mall.

On January 20, 2020, West Los Angeles Division officers responded
to a call of a shooting in progress at the Century City Mall. Upon
their arrival, officers found a victim down and unresponsive. The
investigation revealed that a fight involving the suspect had
occurred outside of a nearby restaurant. The fight involving the
suspect stemmed from another dispute inside of the same restaurant.
During the fight, the suspect armed himself and shot the victim to
death. Investigators from OWB Homicide identified Brandon Hinton as
the suspect. It was determined that Brandon Hinton had fled the
area and a murder warrant was issued. On Friday, April 10, 2020,
LAPD-FBI Fugitive Task Force agents extradited 26-year-old Brandon
Hinton to Los Angeles to face murder charges. Hinton was booked ona
four-million-dollar murder warrant and will be arraigned this

On March 16, 2020, Federal
Bureau of Investigations Fugitive Task Force agents in Baltimore,
Maryland located and arrested Hinton.

Anyone with information, including possible additional victims, are
urged to call Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations West
Bureau homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470. During
non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to
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 Tipsters
may also visit 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.