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Friday November 24th, 2017 :: 01:59 p.m. PST
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2nd UPDATE #LASD Detectives Arrest Suspect in Rosemead Homicide, 8000 block Emerson Place, Rosemead

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau detectives arrested 27-year-old Zhongqiang Meng, a resident of Rosemead, in connection with the murder of a Hispanic man in his 50’s last night, November 23, 2017, in the 8000 block of Emerson Place in the city of Rosemead. 
 
The victim was gunned down in his driveway as he returned home. Investigators identified Suspect Meng as the shooter and took him into custody early this morning after Meng turned himself in to officers at the Monterey Park Police Department.  
 
Suspect Meng was transported to Temple Sheriff’s Station where he was booked for murder and is being held in lieu of $1,000,000 bail.
 
The booking photo is not being released. 
 
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
 
Written by:
Lieutenant Derrick Alfred
Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau
 
Forwarded by:
Guillermina SaldaƱa, Deputy
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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******** 1st Update ********
Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult that occurred in the 8000 block of Emerson Place in the city of Rosemead.

Around 6:30 PM on Thursday, November 23, 2017 Temple Station deputies responded to the location regarding a call of an assault with a deadly weapon victim down. Upon arriving they discovered the victim. The victim suffered at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the location by responding Los Angeles County Fire personnel.

The murder weapon was not recovered. There is no suspect description 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:
Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy
@LASDJuanita
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
 
 
Original press release is as follows:
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DATE:  Thursday, November 23, 2017

TIME:   6:12 P.M.

LOCATION:  8900 block of Emerson Street, Rosemead

VICTIM:  Male adult

SUSPECT(S):  Unknown

UNIT:  LASD Homicide – Lt. Alfred
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 8900 block of Emerson Street, Rosemead, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult.

The victim was pronounced dead 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 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Authored by:
Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy
@LASDJuanita
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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