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Wednesday March 27th, 2013 :: 11:00 p.m. PDT
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**UPDATE** Shooting Death Investigation, 900 block of West Rosecrans Avenue, Compton- LASD Homicide (Log 67)

TITLE: **UPDATE** Shooting Death Investigation, 900 block of West Rosecrans Avenue, Compton - LASD Homicide (Log 67)

DATE: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

TIME: 4:10 P.M.

LOCATION: 900 block of West Rosecrans Avenue, Compton- LASD Homicide

VICTIM: Male Black Adult

SUSPECT: Male Black adult

UNIT: Sheriff’s Homicide (Lieutenant Corina)

NARRATIVE:

Sheriff's Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a shooting death that occurred Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at approximately 4:10 PM.

Investigators have learned deputies responded to "JV's Carwash" located in the 900 block of West Rosecrans Avenue, Compton in response to a call of a "Gunshot victim." Upon their arrival, deputies discovered the victim, a 26 year-old male Black, lying in the parking lot of the location with multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

According to witnesses, the victim was seated in the waiting area of the car wash waiting for his vehicle. Suddenly the suspect, a male Black adult, appeared at the East end of the car wash and shot the victim several times. The suspect then ran South on Kemp Avenue and out of view.

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.

Authored By:
Deputy Don Walker
Deputy Peter Gomez


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