Los Angeles police are asking for help in a fatal Harvard Park shooting last year and spreading the word that a $50,000 reward is available for information leading to the identification and arrest of the gunman.
The City Council approved the reward more than a year after the August 2015 killing of Marcus McClendon, a 52-year-old black man. The investigation has few leads, LAPD Det. Dominique Evans said.
“This is a quiet neighborhood where most people know each other or recognize each other at the least,” Det. John Jameson said Wednesday. “While people are cautious to say something, we’re hoping that someone would feel comfortable enough to say something now.”
Shortly before midnight on Aug. 17, 2015, McClendon and another man pulled up to a home in the 1600 block of West 65th Place to see a friend, according to detectives. About 10 minutes later, a man walked ...