$75K Reward Offered For Information In Murder Of Teenage Couple In Wilmington

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles police and the City Council are offering a $75,000 reward for information leading to arrests of the suspects responsible for the murder of a teenage couple.

Meldrick A. Melgoza and Carolina Ramirez, both 16, were fatally shot around 7 p.m. in the 500 block of Bay View Avenue in Wilmington on Feb. 26, police said.

Melgoza was reportedly shot first.

Ramirez, who tried to hide underneath a parked car, was found later found by officers with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg.

Both victims were pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Anyone with information should call the Los Angeles Police Department.

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