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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Saturday January 22nd, 2022 :: 08:48 a.m. PST

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*UPD*LASD Homicide Detectives Assisted South Gate PD with a Shooting Death Investigation, 4000 block of Tweedy Blvd, SG

Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are assisting the South Gate Police Department with their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a shooting outside a bar that left two Hispanic men dead and a third injured.

South Gate Police Officers responded to the 4000 block of Tweedy Boulevard regarding a call of gunshots fired that occurred on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at approximately 3:21 AM. When officers arrived, they saw a male victim was unresponsive in the parking lot of the Weaver Library. That victim appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers were directed to a bar nearby on Tweedy Boulevard. Officers entered the bar and found two additional victims inside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One of the two men was pronounced dead at the scene. The third victim, a 41-year-old male Hispanic, was transported to a local hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Investigators learned some type of altercation occurred in the rear parking lot of the bar that resulted in gunfire.

The names or ages of the two deceased men are unknown, and there is no suspect or suspect vehicle description at this time.

It is unknown if this shooting is 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.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 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 MOBILE APP" on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 

Deputy Grace Medrano
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
211 West Temple Street, 
Los Angeles California 90012 
213-229-1700 
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
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*Original Press Release**

DATE: Saturday, January 22, 2022
 
TIME: 03:18 AM
 
LOCATION:  4000 block of Tweedy Blvd, South Gate
 
SUSPECT: Unknown
 
UNIT: Homicide Bureau Derrick Alfred
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 4000 block of Tweedy Blvd, South Gate to assist South Gate Police Department investigate a double shooting, death investigation.

Both victims were discovered and pronounced deceased at the scene.

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 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 MOBILE APP" on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 

Deputy Miguel Meza
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
211 West Temple Street, 
Los Angeles California 90012 
213-229-1700 
http://www.lasd.org    
 
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
 

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