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Wednesday March 6th, 2019 :: 01:29 p.m. PST

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*2nd UPDATE* #LASD Needs Help Locating Murder Suspect from 2/27/19 Lake Los Angeles-Unincorp Lancaster Shooting

#WantedWednesday
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are asking for your help locating murder suspect Carlos Marcelo Montes de Oca, aka Carlos Marcelo Morales. He is wanted for the murder of victim Salomon Mendoza Mazariegos, a 67 year-old Hispanic man, who was shot and killed Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at approx. 8:40 p.m., on the 39400 block of 167th Street, Lake Los Angeles-Unincorporated Lancaster.
 
Both men lived in separate recreational vehicles on the same property near the house where the shooting occurred.  It is believed, that after an argument inside a home on the property, the suspect shot and killed the victim before he fled the location on foot. 
 
Suspect Carlos Marcelo Montes de Oca is a male Hispanic 47yrs-old, 5’11” tall, 175lbs, black hair, brown eyes and frequents the Lancaster & Palmdale areas.
 
THE SUSPECT IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CONTACT SUSPECT OR DETAIN HIM, CALL 9-1-1!
 
Any information you have, could help investigators locate the suspect.                
 
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS(8477), or by using your smart phone and downloading the “P3” Tips Mobile App on Google Play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
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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UPDATED PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting death of a male Hispanic adult.  The incident occurred on Wednesday February 27, 2019, at approximately 8:40 p.m., on the 39400 block of 167th Street East, Lake Los Angeles.   
   
Detectives have learned that Deputies from Lancaster Station responded to the above location regarding an assault with a deadly weapon, gunshot victim call. Upon their arrival, they located a male Hispanic adult suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

During the investigation it was discovered that two neighbors were inside the residence having a verbal argument, at which time, gun shots were heard.  A male Hispanic adult was seen leaving the location on foot and out of view.  That person has not been identified at this time, and is considered a person of interest.  The murder weapon was not recovered. 

The investigation is still 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), 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 Marvin Crowder
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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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

DATE: 
Wednesday February 27, 2019    
                           
TIME:  9:10 p.m.
                              
LOCATION:  39400 block of 167th Street East, Lake Los Angeles            

VICTIM:  Male Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown  
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Mendoza   
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the shooting death of a man. The incident occurred on Wednesday February 27, 2019, at approximately 9:10 p.m., on the 39400 block of 167th Street East, Lake Los Angeles.     
         
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.     
   
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 Marvin Crowder
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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