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INGLEWOOD (CBS) — Investigators offered a $10,000 reward on Monday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot and killed a 28-year-old man in Inglewood as he shielded his 8-year-old son from gunfire.
Fredrick Martin, 28, was shot about 7 p.m. on April 3 in the 3200 block of West 109th Street and died at a hospital.
KNX 1070’s Claudia Peschiutta reports Inglewood Mayor James Butts announced the reward at an emotional City Hall news conference attended by Martin’s family.
“Fred Martin was a loving father, a college graduate, an employee of Kaiser, a homeowner,” Butts said. “And he died a hero, protecting his son from individuals that walked up and fired into him in his garage as he was doing things a homeowner would do.”
Police officers arriving at the small, single-family home that night found that Martin had shoved his…
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