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Monday January 29th, 2018 :: 09:13 p.m. PST
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UPDATE #LASD-Homicide Assist Bell Gardens PD Investigate a Shooting Death, 6800 blk of Adamson Ave, Bell Gardens

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing to assist Bell Gardens Police Department personnel investigate the shooting death of a Hispanic man that occurred in the 6800 block of Adamson Avenue, Bell Gardens, on Monday, January 29, 2018, at approximately 4:48 p.m.


Bell Gardens officers were dispatched to the location in response to a “Shots fired, one person down” call.  When Homicide detectives arrived they observed the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, had sustained at least one gunshot to the torso.
 
Upon initial investigation detectives learned the victim was talking with an unknown man in the driveway of the location, when gunshots were heard. The suspect described only as a male (no further details available) was seen running westbound on Lubec Street and out of view.
 
The motive for the shooting remains unknown, and the investigation continues.
 
The victim’s name is not being released, pending next of kin notification.  
 
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
 
 
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Guillermina Saldaña, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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213-229-1700
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******* Original Press Release ********
 Date:         Monday, January 29, 2018
Time:         4:45 P.M.
Location:   6800 block of Adamson Avenue, Bell Gardens
Victim:       Male Hispanic adult
Suspect:    Unknown
Unit:           LASD Homicide Bureau, Lieutenant Mendoza
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to the 6800 block of Adamson Avenue, Bell Gardens, to assist Bell Gardens Police Department personnel  investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man.
 
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
There is no further information at this time, and the investigation is on-going.
 
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 App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 
Written by:
Guillermina Saldaña, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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