Breaking!!! Unknown Man Who Helped Nab Briana Kupfer Killer At Bus Stop Eligible For $250K Award?

Shawn Smith ID'd As Suspect In Brutal Fatal Stabbing Of UCLA Design Student Brianna Kupfer

LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — An “older properly dressed African American man,” in accordance with witnesses, who was at a Los Angeles bus cease whe he recognised 31-year-old profession felony Shawn Laval Smith, could also be entitled to gather on the sizely money award supplied in his arrest and conviction.

Smith, who’s accused within the deadly stabbing of UCLA graduate pupil Brianna Kupfer, was at a Hancock Park space bus cease when the unknown Good Samaritan recognised him and known as 911.

In keeping with a Fox11 reporter, the person who known as police was nowhere to be discovered as LAPD officers descended on the world – arresting Smith with out additional incident. Witnesses mentioned they didn’t know who the Good Samaritan was and that he had not been seen within the space earlier than.

Earlier than Smith’s seize, Councilman Paul Koretz introduced the reward:

Kupfer’s demise has “shaken and shocked our neighborhood to its core,” mentioned Councilman Koretz, who made a movement for the town to supply a $50,000 reward, which was elevated to $250,000 by contributions from the neighborhood.

It’s unknown if officers made contact with the Good Samaritan on the scene or if he merely departed the scene when his bus arrived.

Kupfer, who had graduated from the College of Miami and was in a grasp’s program for architectural design at UCLA, was stabbed to demise Thursday whereas working alone at Croft Home additionally within the Hancock Park space.