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LASD - Carson Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Sunday January 20th, 2013 :: 07:09 p.m. PST

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Fatal Shooting at Punk-Rock Concert, 800 blk W. Torrance Bl, Torrance (Co.), Also Stabbing. LASD Homicide Investigation

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death one man and the stabbing of another in an unincorporated area of Torrance at 12:25AM, on Sunday, January 20, 2013.

The victim had been attending a punk-rock concert when a fight broke out. The fight spilled out into the parking lot and at some point, the victim was shot by an unknown assailant. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A second male victim was stabbed during the fight and was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. These two incidents of violence are likely separate crimes occurring at the same venue.

Each incident is believed to involve a separate suspect.

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


This unincorporated area of Torrance is policed by the Carson Sheriff's Station (www.Carson.lasd.org) of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (www.lasd.org)





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First News Release:

TITLE: LASD-Shooting Death Investigation, Torrance (Log 18)

DATE: Sunday, January 20, 2013

TIME: 12:25AM

LOCATION: 800 block of West Torrance Boulevard, Torrance

VICTIM(S): 1 male adult (deceased)
1 male adult (stable condition)

SUSPECT: male adult

UNIT: Homicide Bureau (Lt. Francisco)

NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Detectives responded to the 800 block of West Torrance Boulevard, Torrance, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult, and the wounding of a male adult.

One of the victims was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The second victim was also transported to a local hospital where he is currently listed in stable condition.

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.

Forwarded by:
Irys Alvarez, Deputy
Don Walker, Deputy

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