LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Authorities today announced a $50,000 reward for
information leading to arrests and convictions for the slaying of a 75-year-old
man who was stabbed during an apparent robbery at a business south of downtown
Min Yin of Arcadia was stabbed about 8 a.m. on Sept. 2 while he was
working at the Joy & Louis Corp., 1320 E. 18th St., the Los Angeles Police
Department reported. Yin was hospitalized in critical condition and died on
Three Hispanic men were being sought in the crime. Police circulated
composite drawings of two of the men, and security video of the third.
“The suspects are considered armed and extremely dangerous,’ said LAPD
Officer Bruce Borihanh.
The first suspect was described as 6 feet tall, 180 pounds, in his late
40s, with dark hair and brown eyes. The second suspect was described as 5 feet
4, heavyset, in his early 20s, with short dark hair, “small eyes,’ a dark
complexion, and a tattoo on the left side of his neck.
The third man, depicted in the security video, was between 5 feet 5 and
5 feet 8, 200 pounds, in his early-to-mid-30s, with dark hair.
On the day of the crime, the first suspect entered the business, and
started to leave. As he was leaving, the other suspects entered the business, a
struggle ensued, and one of the suspects stabbed Yin, police said.
The reward was offered by the Los Angeles City Council for information
leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the suspects. Anyone
with information on the crime was urged to call LAPD detectives at (213) 486-
6840, or (877) LAPD-24-7.
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