Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Saturday April 8th, 2017 :: 11:38 a.m. PDT

Advisory

*3rd UPDATE* #LASD-Homicide Det’s Arrest Suspect in Shooting Death of a Man, 1000blk Nugent St, Lancaster @LANLASD

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide detectives have arrested 29 year-old Rakym Thibodeaux for the murder of the victim in the 1000 block of Nugent Street, Lancaster.  He was booked at Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and is being held in lieu of 1 million dollars bail.
 
Suspect Thibodeaux’s booking photo will not be released.
 
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information.
  
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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 
Forwarded by:
Guillermina Saldaña, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org


****** 2nd Update *******
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide detectives have discovered that 34 year-old Terrell Scott did not shoot the victim and has been released from custody. 
 
Further investigation revealed that a man at the gathering identifying himself as a witness may be the shooter.  He has been located and is being detained at Lancaster Station pending further investigation.
 
 
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information.
  
 
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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 
Forwarded by:
Guillermina Saldaña, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700


******* 1st Update *******
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man that occurred on Friday, April 7, 2017, at 11:10 P.M. in the 1000 block of Nugent Street, Lancaster.
 
Homicide detectives have learned Lancaster deputies responded to the location regarding a gunshot victim call.
 
When deputies arrived at the residence they found an adult man, suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper torso.  The suspect was at the location and was taken into custody.
 
Prior to the incident a group of family and friends were gathered in the garage at the location.  An argument between the suspect and the victim ensued and the suspect produced a handgun and shot the victim. 
 
The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
The suspect, 34 year-old Terrell Scott and resident of Palmdale, was transported to Lancaster Station where he was booked for murder and is being held in lieu of 2 million dollars bail.
 
The motive for the argument is unknown and the weapon was recovered at the scene.
  
The suspect's booking photo will not be released and the victim’s identity is withheld pending next of kin notification.
 
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information.
 
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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 
Forwarded by:
Guillermina Saldaña, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org
 


******* Original Press Release *******
DATE: 
Friday, April 7, 2017

TIME:  11:10 p.m.

LOCATION:  1000 Block of Nugent Street, Lancaster

VICTIM: Male Adult

SUSPECT:  Unknown

UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Sergeant Ewing

NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the shooting death of a man. The incident occurred on Friday, April 7, 2017 at approximately 11:10 p.m., on the 1000 Block of Nugent Street, Lancaster.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no suspect information at this time. 
                                        
The investigation is ongoing.

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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org
Recruitment LASD: http://www.careers.lasd.org
Follow LASD HQ via Text and Email: http://www.Nixle.com
https://nixle.com/lasd---los-angeles-county-sheriffs-dept-information-bureau-sib/ 
 
Twitter: @LASDHQ http://twitter.com/LASDHQ
Twitter: @LASDtalk https://twitter.com/LASDTalk
Twitter: @LASDvideos https://twitter.com/LASDvideos
Twitter: @LASDespanol https://twitter.com/LASDespanol
Facebook LASD HQ http://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesCountySheriffsDepartment
Instagram LASD Photos: http://instagram.com/LASDHQ
Pinterest LASD Photos : http://pinterest.com/lacountysheriff/
YouTube LASD Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/LACountySheriff/videos?view=0
SNAP LA County: Specific Needs Disaster Voluntary Registryhttp://snap.lacounty.gov/
 
Alert LA County: Telephone emergency mass notification system
http://www.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/alertla
 
Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for "Nixle" alerts at http://www.Nixle.com and register for "LASD – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept Information Bureau (SIB)" AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan.
 
"If You See Something, Say Something"
LA Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Jim McDonnell, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
 
 

Address/Location
LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
211 E Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-229-1700

Navigate & Discover