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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Sunday May 26th, 2013 :: 12:37 a.m. PDT
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Shooting Death Investigation, 5600 Blk of Magda Court, Palmdale, LASD-Homicide

(Update) Shooting Death Investigation, 5600 Blk of Magda Court, Palmdale, LASD-Homicide

Sheriff's Homicide Detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of a man and the wounding of another. The shooting occurred May 25, 2013, at approximately 7:40 PM, in the 5600 block of Magda Court, Palmdale.

Investigators have learned that two men, a 39-year-old White male and a 70-year-old White male, were involved in an altercation. Both men exchanged gun-fire and they were both struck.

Both men were transported to a local hospital where the 70-year-old male was pronounced dead.

The 39-year-old is listed in critical but stable condition.

There is no additional information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

*****Original News Release*****
Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to the 5600 block of Magda Court, Palmdale, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

Written by:
Deputy Tony Moore
Deputy Irys Alvarez
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Palmdale, CA 93550

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