LOS ANGELES—Officials from the Los Angeles Police Department are on the search for the suspect responsible for robbing and killing a man in front of a taco truck located on the 1500 block of N. La Brea Avenue on March 16.
The LAPD reported that the incident transpired at 12:02 p.m., when the victim who has been identified as Jarick Wayne Henderson, 31, of Los Angeles. The suspect, who has been identified as an African-American male, wearing a red or orange sweatshirt stole property from the victim. The victim chase after the suspect, and the two got into a fight where the suspect violently beat Henderson to death.
The suspect removed his red or orange hooded sweatshirt and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and exiting the MTA Red Line at the Civic Center on 1st Street and Hill in downtown Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect.
The city of Los Angeles is offering an award of $50,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the suspect.
Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call LAPD West Bureau Homicide at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.