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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday August 14th, 2019 :: 04:17 a.m. PDT

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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Bureau Responded to Shooting Death Investigation, 1700blk W. Av J15, Lancaster

Lancaster Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the 1700 block of West Avenue J-15 in Lancaster at approximately 5:30PM for a call regarding a female juvenile shot with a BB gun.

As the deputies were responding to the location, they received an update of a second call that a female juvenile was at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound.  She was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

The suspect, Eddie Alvirez, male Hispanic (18), was in a bedroom which he shares with his two female Hispanic sisters.  Alvirez was in possession of a handgun that he pointed at one of his sisters and shot.  He fled the location on foot with the handgun.

His whereabouts are unknown at this time and the handgun is still outstanding.

The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.
 
The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is available at this time. 
 
If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect or his vehicle pictured they are encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau, attention Sergeant S. Rubino for Detective G. Hatch at (323) 890-5500.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use you smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacirmestoppers.org
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Tracy Koerner
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
213-229-1700
 
Original Press Release Follows:                                                      


DATE:   Tuesday, August 13, 2019   
                          
TIME:  5:30 p.m.
                             
LOCATION:  1700 block West Avenue J15, Lancaster     
 
VICTIM:  Female Juvenile
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown 
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Sergeant Biddle
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Bureau is responding to investigate the shooting death of a female juvenile. The incident was reported Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., on the 1700 block West Avenue J15, Lancaster.  

The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was 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
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff's Information Bureau
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
213-229-1700
 
Website: http://www.lasd.org  

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