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Monday January 16th, 2017 :: 05:00 a.m. PST

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**UPDATE**LASD Homicide Detectives Assist Azusa PD Investigate an O.I.S. in the 200 blk. of Windsong Court, Azusa

***UPDATE*** Officer Involve Shooting, Azusa
 
Lieutenant Mendoza, Homicide Bureau reports detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the Azusa Police Department’s Officer Involved Shooting.

Homicide detectives had learned that Azusa Police Department personnel responded to the 1800 block of Ranch Road, in the city of Azusa regarding “shots fired” and “a man with a gun” call.

Shortly after arriving at the location officers made contact with the suspect, who refused to follow the officers’ commands.  The suspect pointed a handgun at an officer. Fearing for his life the officer fired several rounds from his duty weapon at the suspect, striking the suspect at least once in the upper torso.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene
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The suspect is described as a male white adult, age forty-nine. 

There is no additional information available at this time.

Written by:
Jeffrey A. Gordon, Deputy
Approved 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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****************Original Press releasse********
DATE:   Sunday, January 15, 2017

TIME: 11:21 p.m.

LOCATION:   200 block of Windsong Court, Azusa

SUSPECT:  Male Adult

UNIT:   LASD Homicide Bureau – Sergeant Gray

 

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to the 200 Block of Windsong Court, Azusa, to assist Azusa Police Department personnel investigate the circumstances surrounding an Officer Involved shooting.

The suspect 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), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

 

Written by:

Jeffrey A. Gordon, Deputy

Approved 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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