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Monday October 17th, 2016 :: 08:45 p.m. PDT


#LASD Deputies Respond to Several Shots being fired Call, Palmdale

On Monday, October 17, 2016 at approximately 2:02 p.m. Palmdale Station received several calls of shots being fired at 25th Street East and Avenue S, Palmdale. 

Palmdale Station Deputies, Palmdale Operation Safe Streets (OSS) Detectives, Palmdale Partners Against Crime (PAC) Deputies, and Lancaster Station Deputies responded to the shots being fired call.

Upon arriving, deputies learned that a physical altercation escalated when one party drew a handgun and started shooting.  Four people were transported to a local hospital, three with non-life threatening gunshot wounds, and one with non-gunshot related trauma to the face sustained in the physical altercation. 

With the help from the citizens’/witnesses’ excellent descriptions and information, the deputies were able to detain two suspects approximately 20 minutes after their arrival.  The suspects were positively identified through field show ups and arrested.  A firearm was recovered at the scene.

Palmdale station expresses their sincere gratitude to the citizens who aided in the capture of the suspects.  Without the publics assistance this incident could have escalated further and, or the suspects could have fled the area. 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call OSS Detective Delling, Palmdale Station at (661) 272-2400.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website

Authored by:

Ken Wright, Lieutenant

Palmdale Sheriff’s Station

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

750 East Avenue Q

Palmdale, CA 93550

(661) 272-2400


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Palmdale Sheriff’s Station polices the City of Palmdale and the unincorporated communities of Acton, Agua Dulce, Leona Valley, Little Rock, Pearblossom and Vasquez Rocks in the Antelope Valley

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