Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Darrin Kirk Rest in Peace

Family members will join over 100 Motorcyclist to Mourn the Murder of Darrin Kirk and Call for Police to Step Up their Investigation

 LOS ANGELES - Family and friends of Darrin Kirk, a man shot in the head as he sat on his mother’s front porch in the 8800 block of South Halldale Blvd. on June 19, will participate in a candlelight vigil Wednesday July 18 at 7 p.m. to mourn his death and call on LAPD investigators to step up their search for the killer.

The vigil will take place in front of Kirk’s mother’s home located in Gramercy Park on 8813 South Halldale Blvd., where Kirk sustained the gunshot wounds that eventually led to his death.

 Family members say they have released to police a video taken from two cameras at the home, which captures the suspect as he approached the home behind a parked pick-up truck and fired several rounds at Kirk as he sat on the porch.

 Kirk, 45, was an avid motorcyclist and devoted father of a 2-year-old daughter, died at the California Hospital Medical Center on July 7 from the injuries he suffered June 19 as the result of the lone gunman who is still at large. According to coroner's records, Kirk died from a gunshot wound to the head.

 About 100 motorcyclists will roll out to the vigil in support Kirk’s family in their attempt to seek information about his murder. According to a source, investigators will not return Kirk’s mother’s calls, even though they urged her to call them for updates.

 A funeral service for Kirk will take place Friday, July 20 at 10 a.m., at the Living Room of the Faithful Central Bible Church, 400 W. Florence, Inglewood, CA 90301. A viewing will be held Thursday, July 19 at 6 p.m. at Harrison Ross Mortuary on Crenshaw Blvd.

Los Angeles Times Homicide Report

If you can shed any light on this unsolved murder please contact: Haywood Galbreath 310.505.0543, or the Los Angeles Police Department 877.275.5273

Anonymous Tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 800.222.8477

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