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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday April 21st, 2021 :: 02:20 p.m. PDT

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**UPDATE** #LASD Homicide Detectives Responded to a Shooting Death Investigation, 1400blk 126th St, unincorp #LosAngeles

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Investigators responded to a shooting death and wounding of another. The incident was reported Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at approximately 11:51 a.m., on the 1400 block of West 126th Street in unincorporated Los Angeles.

Detectives have learned deputies responded to a gun shots fired call for service. When they arrived, they observed a man in the driver seat of a vehicle suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso. A second victim (female) in the passenger seat was grazed by gunfire.

The first victim is a male Black 29 years-old. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second victim is a female Black 38 years-old. She was transported to a local hospital where she was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is a male Black. The motive is unknown.

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 Alejandra Parra 
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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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 






**ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE BELOW**

DATE:
   Tuesday, April 20, 2021      
                            
REPORTED AT:  11:31 a.m. 
                               
LOCATION:  1400 block of 126th Street in unincorporated Los Angeles
  
VICTIM:  Male Adult
 
VICTIM:  Female Adult
  
SUSPECT:  Unknown   
  
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Scott Hoglund
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to a shooting death investigation and wounding of another. The incident occurred on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at approximately 11:31 a.m., on the 1400 block of 126th Street in unincorporated Los Angeles.
 
The male adult victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The female adult victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries.
  
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  
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  

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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
 

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