Thursday, January 14, 2010

Metro asks for help solving tire shop killing

On January 6, 2010, two Hispanic males entered the Llanteras Del Norte Tire Shop, located at 4280 North Lamb Boulevard, and confronted the two employees working inside. During the confrontation one of the employees was shot. Following the shooting the suspects fled east bound on foot through the parking lot, possibly to a vehicle. The victim was transported by responding medical personnel to the U.M.C. Trauma center where he later died.

The two suspects are described as:
1) A Hispanic male, 25-35 years of age, 6'0'’ tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a dark grey sweatshirt and blue jeans.
2) A Hispanic male, 25-35 years of age, 5'6'’ tall, with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a light colored hooded jacket with two large blue triangles or a horizontal blue stripe through the mid section.
A possible suspect vehicle in this case has been identified as a dark colored GMC or Chevy Suburban style S.U.V. believed to be either a late 1990's or early 2000 model vehicle.

Anyone with any information concerning to this crime is urged to contact the L.V.M.P.D. Homicide section at 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

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