Close X

Bouncer Charged with Murder of Man Allegedly Punched in North Hollywood

Posted by Fay Arfa | Dec 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A bouncer at a North Hollywood bar was charged today with the death of a man who was punched and fell into oncoming traffic in the street, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

Ernest Shawn Reyes (dob 7/21/82) of Arleta faces one count of murder in case LA084995.

Arraignment was continued today to Jan. 12 in Department 100 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Van Nuys Branch.

Reyes allegedly punched Wilfredo Rodriguez, 47, outside of a bar in the 6300 block of Lankershim Boulevard on Dec. 15, prosecutors said. As a result, the victim was knocked into the street and fatally struck by a vehicle, prosecutors added.

Reyes faces a possible maximum sentence of 15 years to life in state prison if convicted as charged. Bail is set at $1 million.

Deputy District Attorney Nathan Bartos is the assigned prosecutor.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, West Valley.

Los Angeles County District Attorney / case LA084995 / December 19, 2016

About the Author

Fay Arfa

Fay Arfa has the distinction of being Certified as a Specialist in two separate areas of law – Criminal Law as well as Appellate Law – by the California State Bar, Board of Specialization. The National Board of Trial Advocacy has also awarded her a board Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy. ...


There are no comments for this post. Be the first and Add your Comment below.

Leave a Comment

Board Certifications

Contact Us Today

Fay Arfa is committed to answering your questions about Trials, Appeals, Habeas Corpus, State Crimes, Federal Crimes, and Sex Crimes law issues in California.

We offer a free telephone consultation and we'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.