Police Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a person accused of killing a clerk throughout a theft at a Chevron station within the Los Feliz space final week.
A Los Angeles Police Division spokesman stated Kayshon Moody, 25, was arrested Friday and is being held with out bail.
Moody — who is about to be arraigned Feb. 21 — made his preliminary courtroom look Tuesday on one rely every of homicide and second-diploma theft stemming from the capturing demise of 34-yr-previous M.D. Mizu Rahman. He additionally faces one other second-diploma theft cost involving one other alleged sufferer the identical day.
The homicide cost consists of the particular circumstance allegation of homicide in the course of the fee of a theft, together with allegations that Moody personally and deliberately discharged a handgun which triggered nice bodily damage and demise. Prosecutors will determine later whether or not to hunt the demise penalty towards Moody.
Rahman, who lived in Los Angeles and got here to the USA from Bangladesh, died at a hospital after being shot about three:30 a.m. Jan. 17 within the 2100 block of North Vermont Avenue.
Based on LAPD Detective Meghan Aguilar, the suspect made a purchase order and stayed within the fuel station whereas one other buyer entered, purchased one thing and left. The suspect then approached the cashier once more.
“He seemed to be making one other transaction, though earlier than that started, he pulled out a handgun and gave some orders to the cashier,” Aguilar stated final week. “The cashier seemed to be cooperating, though at the moment the suspect fired a number of photographs on the cashier.”
The suspect then took the money drawer and fled, Aguilar stated.
–Metropolis Information Service
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