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Sunday April 23rd, 2017 :: 04:19 a.m. PDT

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UPDATE/CORRECTION #LASD Homicide assist Monrovia PD with Death Investigation, Monrovia

*Correction – VICTIMS:  2 male Hispanics, one adult and one juvenile

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing to assist the Monrovia Police Department in their investigation into the shooting of two male Hispanics.  The incident occurred Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 11:36 p.m., on the 100 block of West Cypress Avenue, Monrovia. 
 
Detectives have learned that Monrovia Police officers responded to a shots fired call.  Upon their arrival they located one male Hispanic adult and one male Hispanic juvenile, both victims had been shot at least one time in the torso.
 
The male adult victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the male juvenile victim was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in critical condition. 
 
The suspect is described as a male Hispanic in his 20’s, no further description. 
 
The investigation is ongoing and 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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
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Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
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Jim McDonnell, Sheriff
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Original Press Release is as follows:
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DATE:  Saturday, April 22, 2017
 
TIME:  11:36 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  100 block of West Cypress Avenue, Monrovia
 
VICTIMS:  2 Male Juveniles
 
SUSPECT(S):  Unknown
 
UNIT:  LASD Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Mendoza
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 100 block of West Cypress Avenue, Monrovia, to assist Monrovia Police Department in their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of one male Hispanic juvenile and the wounding of another. 
 
The first victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other was transported to a local hospital where his condition is listed as critical. 
 
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 on Google play or the Apple 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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