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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Monday June 24th, 2019 :: 11:18 a.m. PDT

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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Detectives Investigating Shooting Death of a Man, Avenue J12/Challenger Way, Lancaster

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man. The incident occurred near Avenue J-12 and Challenger Way in Lancaster, Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 7:40 p.m.

Investigators have learned Lancaster Station deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon, gunshot victim call. When they arrived they found a male Black adult suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso.

The 25 year-old victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There is no suspect(s) description at this time.

Investigators believe this incident may be gang related.

If you have any information about this incident, we ask that you please call our Homicide Bureau Investigators 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 Trina Schrader
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
213-229-1700
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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS (06/23/19):


DATE:  Sunday, June 23, 2019
                          
TIME:  7:40 P.M.
                             
LOCATION:  Ave. J12/Challenger Way
 
VICTIM:  Male Black Adult
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Sgt. Biddle
 
NARRATIVE:
 
Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are responding to Ave. J12/Challenger Way, Lancaster regarding the shooting death investigation of a male Black adult.
 
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's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.  If you wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Tracy Koerner
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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