Wanted 2006 Homicide Suspect: Amir Ekmekcic

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads to help locate homicide suspect Amir Ekmekcic.

 On May 11, 2006, AMIR EKMEKCIC was involved in a verbal argument with the victim, Luis Alejandro Sanchez and his friend at a parking lot located in the 2700 block of Island Avenue in the Grant Hill community of San Diego, California. Mr. Sanchez, his friend, and EKMEKCIC walked away in different directions. EKMEKCIC returned with a handgun and shot Mr. Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez was transported to the hospital where he died. AMIR EKMEKCIC fled the scene in his vehicle and is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder.   

EKMEKCIC has been described as having a Hispanic appearance and is known to have associated with Hispanic street gang members. EKMEKCIC is further known to have frequented the community of Logan Heights and the city of Lemon Grove, California.

Detectives are asking anyone with any information on the location of Amir Ekmekcic to call the SDPD homicide unit at (619) 531-2293 or theCrime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

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For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.  The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion.  The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000.  Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.