The Livermore Police Department has announced a $2,500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Jorge Luis Tellez, the 21-year-old Livermore man accused of killing a local high-schooler during an argument outside a Taco Bell earlier this month.
Police identified Tellez as their suspect in the hours after the July 8 shooting that killed 16-year-old Emmanuel Moseby, a Livermore High student and a former junior varsity football player. The teen, who was shot in the abdomen during an argument near the Taco Bell restaurant at 985 E. Stanley Blvd. shortly before 9:25 p.m., died at a local hospital early the next morning.
Tellez has been at-large since and is considered armed and dangerous, according to LPD Sgt. Steve Goard. Police searched Tellez's home on July 9 but he was not there, and police have been unable to locate him since. They are hoping the new $2,500 reward will help them find their suspect.
"Tips do flow in pretty rapidly but he is still not apprehended. Our detectives are out in the field following up on all of the tips that come in," Goard told the Weekly on Monday.
Tellez remained at-large as of press time Wednesday. Detectives ask anyone who has information about the shooting or Tellez's whereabouts to call their tip line at 371-4790.