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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday May 29th, 2019 :: 02:19 p.m. PDT

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$10K REWARD #WantedWednesday #LASD Needs Your Help Identifying the Suspects who killed Gerardo Macias, #Compton

#WantedWednesday
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and murder victim Gerardo Macias’s loved ones, are asking you to please call with information that could help investigators find the suspects responsible for taking his life.
 
The unprovoked shooting of 22 year-old Gerardo Macias occurred Saturday night, March 16, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., near Alondra Boulevard and White Avenue in Compton.
 
The Macias family was in a vehicle making a U-turn into the driveway of an abandoned strip mall at Alondra Boulevard and White Avenue in Compton when the suspects fired several rounds striking their vehicle and injuring several occupants inside.
 
Gerardo, seated in the front passenger seat, suffered a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. 
 
Miguel, the driver, sustained a through and through gunshot wound to the left wrist.
 
His 22-month-old niece sustained facial injuries from shattered glass and shrapnel. It is not yet determined if the injuries she suffered caused permanent damage to her eyesight.
 
Two of the suspect’s vehicles are described as dark-colored, four-door sedans. The third suspect vehicle is described as a light-colored Mercedes Benz with a sunroof. Witnesses described the occupants of one of the dark sedans as a Black male. The driver of the Mercedes Benz was described as a Black female.
 
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have approved a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the murder suspect(s).
 
Facebook link to the press conference from May 8, 2019:
https://bit.ly/2HKzurH
 
Your tips could help investigators. Please call Homicide Bureau Detective House or Detective Sloan at (323) 890-5500.
 
If you want to remain ANONYMOUS, you can call "Crime Stoppers" at 800-222-8477, use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://www.lacrimestoppers.org
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
213-229-1700
 
Website: http://www.lasd.org  
 
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
 

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