Authorities Wednesday announced a $50,000 reward in hopes of solving the killing of a man who was gunned down near his family’s residence in the South Park area of Los Angeles a year and a half ago.

Hector Martin, a 31-year-old construction worker, died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 5, 2017, in the 200 block of West 57th Street.

“We really need (someone) to come forward and help us bring justice for my brother,” Concepcion Martin said at a news conference at the LAPD’s Newton Station. “He was only 31 years old, had everything going for him. Please help the detectives help us bring justice for him.”

The reward is being offered by the Los Angeles City Council for information that results in the arrest and conviction of Martin’s killer.

“The detectives in Newton Division are working very hard on this case, and we’re really at a point were we need the public’s help,” LAPD Lt. Raul Jovel said.

Police said at least one suspect approached Martin and shot him, but they don’t know why he was targeted.

“It’s been a year and a half and nobody is stepping forward,” LAPD Detective David Torres told City News Service. “It was 6:30 … It seems like somebody would have seen something.”

Torres said the victim “was turning his life around. He was living with his mom and dad.”

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call homicide detectives at (323) 846-6556, or (877) LAPD-247.

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