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LASD - Lakewood Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Saturday July 27th, 2013 :: 02:39 p.m. PDT

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Shooting Death Investigation, Sat.12:19AM, 11600 blk South St, Artesia #LASD Homicide

Shooting Death Investigation, Sat.12:19AM, 11600 blk South St, Artesia #LASD Homicide

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man on Saturday, July
27, 2013, at approximately 12:19 AM, in the 11600 block of South Street,
Artesia.

A group of men were inside a local restaurant when another patron who was also in the restaurant, walked up to one of the men in the group and started an argument with him. They took the argument outside and as they
continued to argue the suspect shot the victim with a handgun.

The victim who was hit in the torso was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle described only as a compact. There
is no information regarding the suspect.

There is no more 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.
The City of Artesia is policed by the Lakewood Sheriff's Station (www.Lakewood.lasd.org) of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. (www.lasd.org)


Written by:
Sergeant Diane Hecht

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