Ernest Reyes Arrested on Suspicion of Murder
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (December 15, 2016) – Apollo Rodriguez, 47, of North Hollywood, was killed early Thursday morning when he was struck by a vehicle after he fell into the street during a struggle with a bar bouncer on the 6300 block of Lankershim Boulevard, reported the LA Times. (map)
The dark sedan that struck the man did not stop at the scene of the crash at 1:45 a.m. Thursday in the 6300 block of Lankershim Boulevard.
Tragically, Apollo Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The bouncer, Ernest Reyes, 34, was booked on suspicion of murder and was being held in lieu of $2 million bail.
This is a developing story. Further details will be provided as they are made available.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such a tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a personal injury law firm.“Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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