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Monday June 5th, 2017 :: 01:00 a.m. PDT

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Update/Correction #LASD Shooting Death Investigation, 43200 blk Yaffa Street, Lancaster

*Address Correction*

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death investigation of a man and the wounding of another.  The incident occurred Sunday, June 4, 2017, at 7:11 p.m., in the 1100 block of Cambridge Court, Lancaster.
 
Detectives have learned that Lancaster Station deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon gunshot victim call at the location.  Upon their arrival, they learned that several people had been congregating outside in front of the location.  The suspect arrived and began shooting towards the group of people.  After the shooting the suspect ran eastbound on Cambridge Court and out of view.    
 
The first victim, a male Black adult, was struck at least one time in the torso.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The second victim, a male Black adult was shot in the arm.  He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. 
 
The suspect is described as a male Black adult. 
 
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, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Forwarded by:
 Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
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Original Press Release is as follows:
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DATE:  Sunday, June 4, 2017
 
TIME:   7:11 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  43200 block of Yaffa Street, Lancaster
 
VICTIM:  Male Black Adult
 
SUSPECT(S):  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Mendoza
 
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 43200 block of Yaffa Street, Lancaster, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male, Black adult.
 
The victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. 
 
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
Hall of Justice - First floor
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 

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