LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A $30,000 reward is being offered for information in the December murder of two young women in Carson.
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Erin Lavender, 19, and Dalelaja Hearn, 17, were sitting in a car with three other people outside a home in Carson the night of Dec. 15. Authorities say two people walked toward the car and one of them fired several gunshots into it.READ MORE: Salami Product Sold At Trader Joe's Investigated In Salmonella Outbreak
The two young women were hit in the upper torso and died of their wounds at a hospital. Lavender had been a softball player at Compton College, while Dalelaja was about to go to college herself.
The $30,000 reward is made up of $10,000 from county Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas and $20,000 from the city of Carson for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer.Power Outage In Laguna Beach
“It’s always tragic when a life is lost. But when two young ladies lose their lives, it is extremely heartbreaking,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. “These ladies were just beginning their lives.”