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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Friday August 5th, 2022 :: 12:41 a.m. PDT

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*UPD*#LASD Homicide Bureau Responding to a Shooting Death Investigation, Intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Main Street, Gardena

Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male Hispanic in his 30’s in unincorporated Gardena. 

Compton Station deputies responded to the 100 block of Rosecrans Avenue, Gardena regarding a gunshot victim call for service. Upon arriving, deputies discovered the victim lying on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.   

Based on preliminary information, investigators learned the victim was a local fruit vendor who was the victim of an attempted robbery. 

There are two male Black adult suspects still outstanding. The murder weapon also remains outstanding.  

This investigation is on-going 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 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 Brenda Serna
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**

DATE:   Thursday, August 4, 2022      

REPORTED AT:  Approximately 5:51 p.m. 

LOCATION:  Near the Intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Main Street, Gardena

VICTIM(S): Male Adult

SUSPECT(S):  2 Male Adults and 1 Female Adult   

UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Vizcarra
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators responded to a shooting death investigation. The incident was reported Thursday, August 4, 2022, at approximately 5:51 p.m., near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Main Street, Gardena.
 
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died. 

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 Brenda Serna
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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