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Saturday July 29th, 2017 :: 09:47 a.m. PDT

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*UPDATE*#LASD - Homicide Investigators Responding to Shooting Death, Artesia Bl/San Gabriel Riverbed, Cerritos

**UPDATE** Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male Hispanic adult, which occurred on Friday July 28, 2017 at approximately 8:35 p.m. in the area of Artesia Boulevard/San Gabriel Riverbed, Cerritos.

Investigators have learned deputies responded to a “9-1-1” emergency call of a gunshot victim in the San Gabriel River bed north of Artesia Boulevard, in Cerritos.  When they arrived they discovered two gunshot victims in a homeless encampment next to the river.

According to witnesses, the suspects, two male Hispanic adults, 30-40 years-old, walked up to the encampment and started shooting at the first victim, a male Hispanic 31 years-old.   A second victim, a male Hispanic 21 years-old was also struck by gunfire during the shooting. 

The suspects ran from the location, in an unknown direction.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital. The first victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.  The second victim was treated and released.  

The suspects are still outstanding at this time. 

There is no additional information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
 
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), or 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.
 
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Joana Warren, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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DATE:  Friday, July 28, 2017
 
TIME:  8:30 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  Near Artesia Boulevard and San Gabriel Riverbed, Cerritos
 
VICTIM: Male Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Corina
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the shooting death of a man. The incident occurred on Friday, July 28, 2017, at approximately 8:30 p.m. The incident occurred in the area of Artesia Boulevard and San Gabriel Riverbed, Cerritos.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.   

There is no suspect 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:
Deputy Trina Schrader
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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