COLD CASE MURDER: WILLIAM NAPOLEON GIBBS, KILLED IN LEMON GROVE IN 2005

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August 7, 2015 (Lemon Grove)--The Sheriff's Homicide Detail wants your help in solving the murder of William Napoleon Gibbs in Lemon Grove more than 10 years ago.

On March 19, 2005, deputies were called to the 8000 block of Lemon Grove Way. When they arrived, they found Gibbs lying in the driveway after being shot.

Witnesses say Gibbs and some friends were talking in front of an apartment complex when they were approached by two men with guns Gibbs was shot while trying to get away. He died from his injuries.

The suspects took off on foot. They are described as:

Suspect #1: African American man around 18-years-old standing 6' tall, weighing 185 pounds with a short hair cut and goatee. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Suspect #2: African American man around 18-years old standing 5'10" tall and weighing 160 pounds with a short hair cut and clean shaven. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

You can help bring Gibbs' killers to justice. Anyone with information is urged to call the Sheriff's Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321.

You can also call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

Submit tips on Cold Cases:

Sheriff's Homicide Detail – (858) 974-2321 during business hours Email: SDSO.Homicide@sdsheriff.org Sheriff's 24-Hour non-emergency line – (858) 565-5200

Anonymous Crime Stoppers Tip Line – (888) 580-8477

Anonymous Online Tip Form: http://goo.gl/JhZ7BS