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*Update* #LASD Homicide Shooting Death Investigation, 10300 blk Loch Avon Drive, uninc Whittier

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult that occurred on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:55 p.m.
 
Detectives have learned that the victim, a 30 year-old Hispanic male, was attending a family gathering at a residence in the 10300 block of Loch Avon Drive in the unincorporated area of Whittier. The victim was standing in the front driveway of the residence when he was shot in the upper torso by an unknown assailant.
 
The victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead.
 
Although witnesses reported hearing two gunshots, there is no suspect description at this time.
 
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 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.
 
Forwarded by:
Juanita Navarro-Suarez
@LASDJuanita
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
 
 
Original press release is as follows:
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DATE:  Saturday, May 13, 2017
 
TIME:  7:55 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  10300 block Loch Avon Drive, Whittier
 
VICTIM:  Male Adult
 
SUSPECT(S):  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Corina
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives are responding to the 10300 block of Loch Avon Drive, Whittier, 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. 
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 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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