$20K Reward Offered for Help Identifying Murder Suspect

CNS News
October 09, 2019 - 1:57 pm

MONROVIA (CNS) - Authorities are hoping that a $20,000 reward will generate leads from the public that result in the identification and apprehension of an assailant who fatally shot an 18-year-old man in Monrovia more than two years ago.

Oscar Garcia was gunned down about 11:35 p.m. on April 22, 2017, in the 100 block of West Cypress Avenue, said Deputy Trina Schrader of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Information Bureau. A male juvenile was wounded in the shooting, but survived.

Sheriff's dept.

Investigators released a composite drawing of the suspect, described as Hispanic, about 20-25 years old and 6 feet tall, with a medium build, black hair, brown eyes and a light complexion.

The reward is being offered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to call homicide detectives at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS; or use the website http://www.lacrimestoppers.org.