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**Updated Press Release** Federal Agent murdered by teenage son in Carson.

Shortly after 9:00 Wednesday (05/02/2012) night personnel at Carson Sheriff Station received a 911 call reporting a shooting at a Carson residence. When deputies arrived at the home in the 19300 block of Broadacres Avenue they were met by a teenage boy who directed them to a back room. Here deputies found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Los Angeles County Fire Department Rescue personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. As a result of their investigation homicide detectives have arrested the victim's 14-year-old son for his murder.

The 40-year-old victim a United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agent was sitting in the family room when he was shot with a handgun through a window.

The suspect was booked for murder at Carson Station and will be transferred to a juvenile detention facility.

This a domestic incident and the motive is unknown

There is no more information available at this time.

Please contact Virginia Kice, Western Regional Communications Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), at (949) 360-3096 (office) or (949) 337-9594 (cell) for information regarding victim's career with ICE.

Written by:
Diane Hecht, Sergeant
Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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Original Press Release:
Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 19300 block of Broadacres Avenue, Carson to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male Black adult.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no additional information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 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

Authored by:

Peter Gomez, Deputy
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Office: 323-267-4800

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