MURDER INVESTIGATION


Information Wanted, Murder Suspects Sought in Shooting Death of 22 year-old victim, unincorporated Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance for information related to the murder of 22 year-old Kejon “Wayne” Atkins.

On Thursday, July 23, 2015, Mr. Atkins was standing on the sidewalk of the 1800 block of East 126th Street, when several shots were fired from a sedan, striking him in the head.

Two suspect vehicles, an older model, gold, four-door sedan, and a maroon Pontiac Aztec, possibly two toned with gray lower half, fled southbound onto Wilmington Avenue and then westbound onto El Segundo Boulevard.

Mr. Atkins was transported to a local hospital, but succumbed to his injuries on Monday, July 27, 2015, at approximately 2:22 PM.

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a $10,000 reward for any information leading to a conviction of those person(s) responsible for the senseless murder of Mr. Atkins.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

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