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Tuesday June 5th, 2012 :: 05:53 a.m. PDT

Shooting Investigation, La Puente (Log 143)

TITLE: Shooting Investigation, La Puente (Log 143)

DATE: Monday, June 4, 2012

TIME: 9:19 p.m.

The intersection of Beckner Street and Sunkist Avenue, La Puente

VICTIM: male Hispanic adult

SUSPECT: unknown

UNIT: Homicide


Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives responded to the intersection of Beckner Street and Sunkist Avenue, La Puente, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a man.

Detectives learned that deputies responded to an Assault With A Deadly Weapon call and found a man sitting in his car suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper torso.

He was transported to a local hospital where his condition is extremely critical.

There is no suspect information and the motive is unknown.

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

Guillermina Saldana, Deputy
Peter Gomez, Deputy
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
4700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park CA 91754
Office: 323-267-4800
Twitter @LASD_News!/LASD_News

4700 West Ramona Boulevard
Monterey Park, CA 91754


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