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Public Help Sought to Solve 2015 Shooting Death of Man in South LA
By City News Service
Published July 26, 2019

Kejon Atkins (Courtesy photo)

Authorities today sought public help to solve the drive-by killing four years ago of a young man in the south Los Angeles Area.

Kejon Atkins, 22, was shot in the head about 11:30 a.m. on July 23, 2015, as he stood on a sidewalk in the 1800 block of East 126th Street, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported. He died four days later at a hospital.

Detectives released security images of two vehicles believed connected with the crime: a gold, older model 4-door sedan and a maroon and gray Pontiac Vibe van. No descriptions were available of the suspects. A motive for the crime was not known.

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a $10,000 reward for information leading to a conviction of the suspect or suspects responsible for the killing.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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