Police asks for public's help finding murder suspects


by Andrew Michalscheck


Posted on June 15, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Updated Sunday, Jun 17 at 12:27 PM

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PHOENIX -- Phoenix Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding the suspects in a March murder.

Ricky Ray Hernandez, 27, was shot and killed on March 31 in a gated community near 8400 W. Lewis Avenue.

Hernandez was last seen arguing with two black males. Following the shooting, four black males were seen leaving the scene in a small, silver sedan.

Authorities said Hernandez might have known the suspects.

Hernandez's family said they're still trying to come to grips with the loss of their loved one.

"Ricky Ray was a good son, I never knew him to hurt anybody. Why this happened I don't know. I would just like for these people to be caught," said Hernandez's father, Richard.

Anyone with any information is being asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151. You can also call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or visit their website www.silentwitness.org.