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Sunday April 30th, 2017 :: 09:39 a.m. PDT

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***UPDATE*** #LASD Homicide Dets Continue Shooting Death Investigation at Santa Gertrudes Ave/Alicante Rd, La Mirada

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are still investigating the circumstances involving the shooting spree in the Whitter, La Mirada area.  To date several crime scenes have been processed and many witnesses interviewed.  As of now there have not been any arrests made in connection with these incidents.  

At approximately 8:30 p.m., April 30, 2017, Whittier Police Department responded to a shooting incident at a local hotel. They subsequently detained and arrested a male and female matching the description of the earlier shooting.  The duo were in a stolen car at the time of the arrest and are being held at Whittier Police Department.      

It is unclear whether the detained individuals are the suspects in the earlier shooting.  Homicide Bureau investigators are following up on all possible leads and working with Whittier Police Department to solve these crimes. 
 
There is no further information 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.
 
Written by: 
Vincent Plair, Sergeant
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 RELEASE IS AD FOLLOWS:

DATE:   Saturday, April 29, 2017
 
TIME: 4:00 PM
 
LOCATION:   Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road, La Mirada
 
VICTIM: Male Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:   Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore
 

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are en route to Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road, La Mirada, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult.
 
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
 
There are additional shootings in the surrounding areas involving multiple victims.  The number of victims, as well as their conditions are unknown at this time.
 
There is no additional information available at this time, and the investigation is on-going.
 
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:
Ryan Rouzan, 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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