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Monday June 5th, 2017 :: 12:29 a.m. PDT

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*Update/Correction* #LASD Shooting Death Investigation, 5500 blk Laurel Avenue, Palmdale

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male Hispanic adult that occurred in the 5500 block of Laurel Avenue, Palmdale, on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at approximately 5:50 p.m.
 
Detectives have learned that Palmdale deputies responded to the location regarding an “assault with a deadly weapon” call. Upon their arrival, deputies learned that individuals from two separate vehicles began arguing while stopped on the roadway.
 
The victim exited his vehicle and one of the individuals from the suspect’s vehicle began shooting at him. The victim re-entered his vehicle and he was driven westbound to Julian Lane. The victim suffered at least one gunshot wound to the torso. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
The suspects fled in a light colored sedan westbound from Julian Lane and out of view.
 
The victim is a known gang member.
 
The motive for the shooting is unknown 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.
 
Authored by:
Deputy Kelvin Moody 
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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213-229-1700

_______________Original Press Release__________________

DATE:  Sunday, June 4, 2017
 
TIME:   6:00 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  37000 block of Julian Lane, Palmdale
 
VICTIM:  Male Hispanic Adult
 
SUSPECT(S):  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Mendoza
 
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 37000 block of Julian Lane, Palmdale, 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 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.
 
Authored by:
Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy
@LASDJuanita
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
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