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Sunday August 26th, 2018 :: 06:04 p.m. PDT

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*2nd UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Det Responding to Shooting Death Investn, 36500 blk of Rozalee Dr, Palmdale

Homicide detectives have made two arrests in the shooting death of a male Hispanic adult that occurred on the 36500 block of Rozalee Drive in the city of Palmdale on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at approximately 11:14 p.m.
 
Jessica Cortez, a twenty-four year old female Hispanic and Alec Nelson, a twenty-eight year old male White, both from Palmdale, have been booked for murder at the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station where they are each being held on two million dollar bail.
 
Detectives have learned the shooting occurred outside of the residence. All parties involved were acquaintances.
 
The weapon, a semi-automatic handgun was recovered.
 
The investigation is on-going and 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

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Wally Bracks, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700

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1st Update:
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of a male Hispanic adult, which occurred on the 36500 block of Rozalee Drive in the city of Palmdale on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at approximately 11:14 pm.
 
Investigators have learned that two male Hispanic adults were involved in physical altercation, when an associate of both males feared for one of the individual’s safety. In order to defend him she fired one round at the victim, striking him in the lower torso. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
 
The parties involved were detained shortly after the incident. There are no outstanding suspects.  All three involved  parties were acquaintances with each other.  The investigation is ongoing and 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
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Joana Warren
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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ORIGINAL PRESS


 DATE:  Saturday, August 25, 2018
 
TIME:  11:14 P.M.
 
LOCATION:  36500 block of Rozalee Drive, Palmdale  
 
VICTIM: Male Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore
 
NARRATIVE: 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the circumstances involving the shooting death of a man that occurred on Saturday August 25, 2018 on the 36500 block of Rozalee drive in Palmdale.


The victim was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
 
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'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 Dangelo Robinso
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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