Inglewood police seek gunmen in bicycle homicide
Nineteen year old
INGLEWOOD, Calif.—Inglewood police today sought the public's help to find the killers of a young man gunned down Wednesday while riding his bicycle.
Jose Flores, 19, of Inglewood, died shortly after the roughly 5 p.m. shooting at Arbor Vitae and Oak streets, Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the coroner's office said.
Flores was riding east on Arbor Vitae Street when two gunmen on foot and opened fire, wounding him "multiple'' times, Inglewood police Sgt. Brian Spencer said. The suspects ran off.
Anyone with more information on the case was urged to call Inglewood police homicide detectives at (310) 412-5246, or (888) 41-CRIME.
INGLEWOOD, Calif.—A $10,000 reward will be offered today for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed a 28-year-old man in Inglewood as he shielded his 8-year-old son from gunfire.
Fredrick Martin, 28, was mortally wounded April 3 in front of his home on West 109th Street, just west of Crenshaw Boulevard.
“Fredrick Martin was killed shielding (his) son from gunfire,” said family spokeswoman Jasmyne Cannick, adding that his family is now “on a mission to find his killers.”
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The Board of Supervisors today renewed a $10,000 reward in the hope that someone will come forward with information leading to whoever fatally shot a 35-year-old Long Beach man on a bicycle.
Pablo Ortiz was riding in the 2100 block of East 14th Street in Long Beach around 7:30 p.m. on June 21 when he was fatally shot.
Supervisor Don Knabe recommended that the reward, set to expire Sunday, be extended for another 90 days.
INGLEWOOD, Calif.—Funeral services will be held today for Cali Swag District rapper M-Bone, known for the song and accompanying dance "Teach Me How to Dougie.''
The rapper, whose real name was Montae Talbert, was shot and killed at about 10:30 p.m. May 15 in the 400 block of North La Brea Avenue. He was sitting in a car outside a liquor store when the shots were fired.
He was taken to Harbor UCLA Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Inglewood police are continuing to sift through hundreds of tips they have received in the search for information or witnesses to the killing of 22-year-old Hip Hop artist Montae Talbert.
Police say Talbert was shot twice in the head Sunday at about 10:30 p.m. while sitting in a car outside a liquor store in the 400 north block of La Brea Avenue.
Talbert, popularly known as M-Bone, was a founding member of the Hip Hop group Cali Swag District, best known for the single “Teach Me How to Dougie,” released in April 2010.
Los Angeles police say two suspects have been arrested for the murder of 5-year-old Aaron Shannon, and are being held without bail. Leonard Hall Jr., 21, was taken into custody today (Friday) about at 2:10 a.m. at an apartment in the 200 block of West. 27th Str. Marcus Denson, 18, was arrested Thursday evening by Sheriff’s deputies in the 1100 block of East 83rd Street. Law enforcement officials say both suspects are active gang members.