Monday, January 10, 2011

Suspect sought in murder at Northland gas station

UPDATE: The juvenile suspect has been identified and was taken into custody less than two days after the homicide. Thank you for your assistance.

Police are looking for the person pictured above in the murder of 28-year-old Salvatore Mandacina. Officer were dispatched on a shooting at about 7:36 p.m. yesterday, Jan. 9, to the BP gas station at 5002 NE Parvin Road. Officers found Mandacina dead from apparent gunshot wounds inside the business. Detectives believe he was killed in an apparent robbery attempt.

The suspect pictured above (click on the picture to see a larger version) was captured on surveillance video. The suspect is wearing a red hat with a distinctive scorpion-type logo. Police believe the suspect may live in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).