Authorities are hoping that a $10,000 reward will generate tips to help solve the killing of a young man in the Compton area four years ago Tuesday.
“We’re here today to mark the unfortunate four-year-anniversary of the death of Mr. Estephan Hernandez,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Brandon Dean said Tuesday morning at the crime scene on East 148th Street near Bahama Avenue, where a makeshift memorial was in place.
Hernandez, 21, and another person were sitting in a vehicle on Sept. 28, 2017 when several gunshots were fired at them from another vehicle, Dean said.
No description was available of the suspect or suspects. A motive for the shooting was not known, Dean said.
Hernandez was a student at Cal State Long Beach at the time of his death.
A $10,000 reward has been offered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
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