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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Friday June 10th, 2016 :: 09:57 p.m. PDT

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*Update* #LASD Homicide Shooting Death Investigation 7500blk Compton Av, unincorporated Los Angeles, Century Station

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives responded to the 7500 block of Compton Avenue, unincorporated Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male Hispanic adult on Friday, June 10, 2016 at approximately 3:47 p.m.

Homicide detectives have learned that the victim was riding his bike southbound on the sidewalk on Compton Avenue, when a man exited a white vehicle that was parked along the curb at the location. The suspect produced a handgun and opened fire striking the victim multiple times. The suspect got back into the vehicle and drove away southbound Compton Avenue to eastbound 76th Street and out of view.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

There is no suspect information at this time.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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.

 

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Deputy Trina Schrader

Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Date:     Friday, June 10, 2016

Time:    4:00 PM

Victim:  Male Hispanic

Unit:      Homicide Bureau- Lieutenant Jauch

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are responding to the 7500 block of Compton Avenue, unincorporated Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There is no further information available at this time.

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.

Written by:

Deputy Guillermina Saldaña

Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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