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Friday February 3rd, 2017 :: 11:32 a.m. PST

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*Update* #LASD Homicide - Wanted for murder, Suspect Mario Jose Estrada, turns himself in at Lancaster Station

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man that occurred on Thursday, February 2, 2017, in the 200 block of Nicobar Avenue, Lancaster.
 
Early this morning, February 3, 2017, Suspect Mario Jose Estrada, accompanied by several family members, turned himself in to Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
 
Estrada was taken into custody and booked for Murder and is being held in lieu of 2 million dollars bail.
 
There is no more information available and the booking photo will not be released.
 
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.
 
 
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Guillermina SaldaƱa, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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**** 1st Update ****
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating murder suspect Mario Jose Estrada. Mario Estrada is wanted for a murder that occurred in the City of Lancaster.

Lancaster Station deputies responded to a “person down” call on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m. on the 44700 block of Division Street, Lancaster. When they arrived, they found a male Hispanic 35 years-old, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.

Information gathered during the course of the investigation has led detectives to murder suspect, Mario Jose Estrada.

Mario Estrada is described as a male Hispanic 23 years-old, 5’8” tall, 150lbs, short brown hair, brown eyes, with a mustache and goatee. He also has the word “NANO” tattooed inside his bottom lip.

Estrada may be traveling with Jennifer Lopez, a female Hispanic 16 years-old.

The suspect is possibly traveling in a 2006 light blue, BMW SUV, license plate #6MWN447. The vehicle was last seen in Ontario on February 2, 2017, in the afternoon.

Suspect Estrada is considered armed, dangerous and knows he is wanted.

If you have seen Mario Jose Estrada or have information regarding his whereabouts, please do not approach the suspect. Dial 9-1-1 or contact your local law enforcement agency.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau Detective Miranda or Detective Rodriguez at (323) 890-5500. 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 http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
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Deputy Trina Schrader
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
Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org
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DATE:  Thursday, February 2, 2017

TIME:   6:10 a.m.

LOCATION:  44700 block of Division Street, Lancaster

VICTIM:  Male Adult

SUSPECT(S):  Unknown

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to a dirt field near the 44700 block of Division Street, Lancaster, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult.

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), 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 http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Authored by:
Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy
@LASDJuanita
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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