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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Monday September 20th, 2021 :: 01:12 a.m. PDT

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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Responded to a Shooting Death Invest. 38400 blk of 5th Street East, Palmdale

Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 32 year old white male in Palmdale. 
 
Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to an apartment building in the 38000 block of 5th Street East regarding a gunshot victim call at 8:50 pm last night. Upon arriving they discovered the victim unresponsive in the  parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. 
 
There is no suspect or suspect vehicle description at this time; however, two juvenile Hispanic males were seen running away from the scene at the time of the shooting. 

The murder weapon remains outstanding. This shooting does not appear to be gang related. 

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 Tracy Koerner
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 
 

Original Press Release is as follows:                                                 


DATE:  Sunday, September 19, 2021      
                            
REPORTED AT:  10:30 PM
                               
LOCATION: 38400 blk of 5th Street East, Palmdale 
  
VICTIM:  Male  Adult
  
SUSPECT:  Unknown  
  
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant  Derrick Alfred
 

NARRATIVE: 
  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to 38400 block of 5th Street East, Palmdale to investigate the shooting death of a male adult.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no further 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 Tracy Koerner
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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