LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors offered a $10,000 reward Wednesday for information to help solve the drive-by shooting death of a man in the Athens area.
Lester Virgil, 45, was fatally shot on Aug. 5, 2016, as he was coaching his 12-year-old son’s basketball team in the 1600 block of West 110th Street.
Paramedics pronounced Virgil dead at the scene.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
According to the sheriff’s department, a car stopped in front of the house and a passenger fired several rounds. The boys escaped danger, but Lester was struck by gunfire.
Detectives described the suspect vehicle as a white Audi that has a sunroof and tinted windows.
Anyone with information about this case has been urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
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