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News Release

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Media Relations

$50,000.00 Reward Offered for Two Murder Suspects Posing as Police Officers Two-Year-old Homicide Remains Unsolved NR13421cj

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Robbery-Homicide Division (RHD) and the City of Los Angeles is offering $50,000.00 for anyone who can provide information that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects responsible for the murder of 31-year-old Amado Lozano of San Pedro.

On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., the suspects entered the victim’s residence on the 2600 block of South Alma Street in San Pedro, under the pretense of being law enforcement officers.  The suspects shot Lozano numerous times and he died as a result of his injuries.

The first suspect is described as a 25 to 30-year-old male Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 185 pounds.  The second suspect is described similar to the first suspect.

Anyone with information concerning this crime is asked to contact LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division’s Detective Tennelle (213-486-6893) or Detective Stearns (213-486-6906).  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers 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 "web tips" and follow the prompts.