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News Release

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Media Relations

Reward Announced in Hollywood Robbery-Murder NR19176gk

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau Homicide is asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect responsible for killing 31 year-old Jarick Wayne Henderson of Los Angeles.

On March 16, 2019, at 12:02 p.m., the victim was at a taco truck in the 1500 block of North La Brea Avenue. Investigators believe the suspect took the victims property from a nearby table and attempted to flee. The victim chased the suspect and began to fight with the suspect. The suspect violently assaulted the victim causing his death. The suspect removed his red or orange hooded sweatshirt and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and exiting the MTA Red Line at the Civic Center on 1st street and Hill in downtown Los Angeles.

The suspect is described as a male Black, 25-30 years of age, 6 feet tall, wearing a red or orange hoodie at the time of the incident. The suspect had short bushy dreads and gray pants with red letters or a stripe on his pants, with black and white checkered "Van's Style Shoes". The below picture depicts the suspect after he discarded the hoodie.

The City of Los Angeles is offering a reward of $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call LAPD West Bureau Homicide at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.