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LASD - Norwalk Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Tuesday December 15th, 2009 :: 10:32 a.m. PST

Advisory

SHOOTING DEATH INVESTIGATION, 12-15-09 @ 0250 hrs, 14500 BLOCK OF PIUMA AVE, NORWALK, 1 MALE DECEASED, 2 WOUNDED.

SHERIFF'S HOMICIDE DETECTIVES RESPONDED TO THE 14500 BLOCK OF PIUMA AVENUE, NORWALK, TO INVESTIGATE THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE SHOOTING DEATH INVESTIGATION OF A MALE HISPANIC ADULT AND THE WOUNDING OF 2 ADDITIONAL MALE HISPANIC ADULTS.

ALL THREE VICTIM'S WERE TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL. ONE OF THE VICTIMS, 21 YEAR OLD MALE
RESIDENT OF NORWALK, SUCCUMBED TO HIS INJURIES APPROXIMATELY 3 HOURS LATER. THE OTHER VICTIMS ARE IN
STABLE CONDITION AND ARE EXPECTED TO SURVIVE.

THE VICTIMS WERE GATHERED IN A GARAGE AT THE LOCATION JUST BEFORE 7:00 PM WHEN A MALE ADULT APPROACHED THE OPEN GARAGE AND BEGAN FIRING A RIFLE INTO THE GARAGE, STRIKING THE VICTIMS.WITNESSES SAW THE SUSPECT RE-ENTER A 90'S LIGHT COLORED COMPACT (POSSIBLY A HONDA) WHICH FLED WESTBOUND AND OUT OF VIEW.

THE MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING IS UNKNOWN, BUT INVESTIGATORS SUSPECT IT MAY HAVE BEEN GANG RELATED.


ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE SHERIFF'S HOMICIDE BUREAU AT 323-890-5500.

Address/Location
LASD - Norwalk Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
12335 Civic Center Dr
Norwalk, CA 90650

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 562-863-8711

Brian Doyle
Norwalk Station
bpdoyle@lasd.org
562-863-8711

14500 Piuma Ave
Norwalk, CA 90650

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