A $50,000 reward will be announced Tuesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer of a 29-year-old bicyclist who died in the arms of a family member nearly a year ago.
Steven Lopez of Los Angeles died at the scene after being shot about 10:05 p.m. on March 18, 2018, in front of 4707 W. 17th St., between La Brea Avenue and West Boulevard, in the Mid-City area, according the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Station said.
Officers dispatched to investigate a call of shots fired found the fatally wounded Lopez being cradled in the arms of a family member, according to the LAPD.
Two men wearing dark clothing approached Lopez from behind and fired shots at him, wounding him three or four times, police said.
The suspects fled the scene, he said.
A possible motive for the shooting has not been disclosed.
Detectives and members of Lopez’s family were scheduled to announce the reward at a news conference Tuesday afternoon at the scene of the shooting.
Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 392-9470.
After-hours and on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS.