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Tuesday November 8th, 2016 :: 02:55 a.m. PST

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UPDATE #LASD Homicide Investigate Shooting Death, 1700 blk E Ave J, Lancaster

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a security guard in the 1700 block of East Avenue J, Lancaster.   
 
On Monday, November 07, 2016 at approximately 7:04 PM, Lancaster Station deputies responded to a strip mall in response to a gunshot shot victim at the location. 
 
When deputies arrived they found the victim, male Hispanic, 21 years-old, seated in a car, which was parked in the parking lot of the strip mall, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. 
 
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
 
Homicide detectives have learned that the victim and another security guard were sitting in the second security guard’s car, when the victim was shot in the head.  It is unclear at this time if the victim shot himself or if the second security officer shot him. 
 
The victim’s gun was recovered at the scene.
 
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional 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.  Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app for FREE or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 Forwarded by:
Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
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Original Press Release is as Follows:
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DATE:  Monday, November 07, 2016
 
TIME:  7:23 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  1700 block E Avenue J, Lancaster
 
VICTIM:  Male Adult
 
SUSPECT(S):  Unknown
 
UNIT:  LASD Homicide Bureau – Lt. Corina
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are responding to the 1700 block of E Avenue J, Lancaster to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man.
 
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 
 
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional 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), ), 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 http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Written by: 
Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
Hall of Justice - First floor  
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700

 

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