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Murder of Osiel Hipolito
Description and Date of Crime: Murder of Osiel Hipolito - 09/05/2005
Location: 15200 block of S. Atlantic Blvd., East Rancho Dominguez
Reward Amount and Date Offered: $10,000 - 09/13/2005
Deadline to Provide Information to Law Enforcement Agency: 12/12/2005
Deadline to Submit Claim to Executive Office: 02/10/2006

At its meeting held September 13, 2005, the Board took the following action:

      Supervisor Burke made the following statement:

      “On Saturday, September 5, 2005, at approximately 6:40 p.m. in a strip mall in East Rancho Dominguez, Osiel Hipolito, a 20-year old sailor on leave from duty in Iraq, was shot several times. Mr. Hipolito was taken to St. Frances Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

      “Mr. Hipolito’s pregnant wife was shot in the belly. She, the couple’s premature baby, and the sailor’s 16-year old brother, were all hospitalized with stable vital signs.

      “The sailor, who worked as an explorer at the Sheriff’s Compton Station before joining the Navy in 2003, apparently got into a fight with suspected gang members, one of whom started shooting inside the store in the 15200 block of South Atlantic Boulevard.

      “Mr. Hipolito was assigned to the USS Germantown, an amphibious assault ship currently at port at San Diego.

      “No immediate arrests were made, but images of two suspects were recorded by surveillance video, police said.”

      Therefore, on motion of Supervisor Burke, seconded by Supervisor Knabe, unanimously carried, the Board established a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Osiel Hipolito who was shot and killed in a store of a strip mall in the 15200 block of S. Atlantic Blvd., East Rancho Dominguez on September 5, 2005, at approximately 6:40 p.m.


NOTICE OF $10,000.00 REWARD
OFFERED BY THE
LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles is offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of 20-year-old Osiel Hipolito who was shot and killed on September 5, 2005 at approximately 6:40 p.m. in a strip mall in East Rancho Dominguez.

Any person having any information related to this crime is requested to call Captain Raymond H. Peavy at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500 and refer to Report No. 005-14111-2852-011.

The terms of the reward provide that:

  • The information given that leads to the determination of the identity, the apprehension and conviction of any person or persons must be given no later than December 12, 2005. All reward claims must be in writing and shall be received no later than February 10, 2006.
  • The total County payment of any and all rewards shall in no event exceed $10,000 and no claim shall be paid prior to conviction unless the Board of Supervisors makes a finding of impossibility of conviction due to the death or incapacity of the person or persons responsible for the crime or crimes.
  • The County reward may be apportioned between various persons and/or paid for the conviction of various persons as the circumstances fairly dictate.

Any claims for the reward funds should be filed no later than February 10, 2005 with the Executive Officer of the Board of Supervisors, 500 West Temple Street, Room 383 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Los Angeles, California 90012, Attention: Osiel Hipoliti Reward Fund. For further information, please call (213) 974 1579.

Si no entiende esta noticia o si necesita mas informacion, favor de llamar a este numero (213) 974-1579.

 

 

 

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