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Monday February 19th, 2018 :: 03:56 p.m. PST
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UPDATE, #LASD Homicide Bureau, Shooting Death Investigation, 44400 blk Division St., Lancaster

 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of a man that occurred in the 44400 block of Division Street, Lancaster at approximately 8:30 A.M., on Monday, February 19, 2018.
 
Lancaster Station deputies were dispatched to the location in response to a “Gunshot Victim” call.  They discovered the victim had sustained at least one gunshot to the upper torso.
 
Homicide detectives arrived on scene and learned the victim was working as a cashier in the convenience store of the business when a robbery occurred. There were two male adults in the store when the suspect produced a handgun and fired multiple times at the victim. The victim was struck at least once in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Investigators believe there were two suspects described as male adults.  There was no further description obtained. The suspects were seen running away from the store in an unknown direction.
 
The victim is described as a 61-year old male White, his name is not being released, pending next of kin notification.  
 
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
 
 
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Guillermina SaldaƱa, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
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213-229-1700
Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org


******** Original Press Release *********

Date:
         Monday, February 19, 2018

Time:         08:32 A.M.

Location:   44400 Blk. Division Street Lancaster CA 93535

Victim:       Male White Adult

Suspect:    Unknown

Unit:           LASD Homicide Bureau, Lieutenant Mendoza
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are responding to the 44400 Block of Division Street in the City of Lancaster, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man.
 
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  There is no available suspect information at this time and the investigation is on-going.
 
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 App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Deputy Joana Warren
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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