COMPTON, Calif. – The LA County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspects involved in the murder of a 22-year-old man.
On March 16, 2019, at around 10:30 p.m., an unprovoked shooting took the life of Gerardo Macias and injured two others in the area of Alondra Boulevard and White Avenue in Compton. The Macias family was in their vehicle making a U-Turn into the driveway of an abandoned strip mall when the suspects fired several rounds striking their vehicle. Several of rounds striking their vehicle and injuring several of the occupants in the car.
Seated in the front passenger seat was Gerardo, who was shot in the head and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver, Miguel, was shot in the wrist. His 22-month-old niece suffered from shattered glass and shrapnel to her face. It is unknown if her eyesight is permanently damaged.
There were two suspect vehicles, both described as dark-colored, 4-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).
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