Khloe Kardashian donates $20K to slain clerk's funeral expenses
SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Reality star Khloe Kardashian has taken to social media to show her support for a mother of five who was gunned down inside a South Los Angeles discount store.
On Monday, Khloe posted a picture of Martha Sanchez on her Instagram with a caption announcing she along with rapper The Game and actress Lala Anthony will be donating $20,000 to assist the family with funeral costs.
"This story was brought to me by a friend. Immediately my heart broke for her loved ones," Kardashian wrote.
The donation was made in association with The Robin Hood Project which was started by rapper The Game. The project aims to give away $1 million of the rapper's money to people around the world in need.
"Stay blessed everyone! The senselessness has got to stop. LOVE #TheRobinHoodProject," Kardashian wrote.
Sanchez was a store clerk who was shot to death during a robbery at the Happy Bargain 99 Cent Store located on 74th Street and Broadway Avenue on Sept. 17.
A customer entered the store and found the clerk lying on the floor, wounded from multiple gunshot wounds. She was rushed to a local hospital but succumbed to her injuries.
Sanchez is survived by her husband of 20 years and her five children, who range in age from 3 to 19 years old. Her daughter described her as a loving mother who was always there for her children, always motivating them.
No arrests have been made in the case but the suspect was described as an African American male in his 30s.
Anyone with information about this case was urged to contact the LAPD's 77th Division at (213) 485-4164. You can also call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
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