Written by AARON CASTREJON
LA PUENTE - A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gunman who took the life of a 10-year-old boy May 17.
A $10,000 reward is offered in the murder of Enrique Sebastian Falcon, who was was fatally wounded in the area of Hacienda Boulevard and Amar Road. Falcon was in a vehicle with family members when he was wounded, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
An unknown suspect in a dark colored sedan opened fire. The boy was struck in the upper torso, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
The boy was taken to Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina, but was eventually transported to County/USC where he died, Koerner said.
Deputies initially responded to the area of North Fifth Street and Temple Avenue where the victim ended up. But soon after responding, deputies learned that the shooting took place near the Kentucky Fried Chicken, 939 N. Hacienda Blvd., where they found evidence of the shooting, according to Sheriff’s radio traffic.
Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Information can be provided anonymously by calling L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), through the P3Tips mobile app, or at lacrimestoppers.org.