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Torrance Police Department
Wednesday June 20th, 2018 :: 07:47 a.m. PDT


Homicide Investigation

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at approximately 11:38 p.m., Torrance Police Officers responded to the parking lot of Home Depot located at 24451 Crenshaw Boulevard regarding shots fired.
Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.  Officers began life-saving measures which included CPR and the use of a defibrillator.  The victim was transported to a local hospital; however, was pronounced deceased a short time later.  
Investigators are currently on scene conducting a follow-up investigation, and are working to identify the suspect(s) involved. 
The identity of the victim is pending confirmation by investigators, as well as notification to next of kin.  
It does not appear that this investigation will impede traffic conditions.

The Torrance Police Department continues to encourage community members to report all suspicious activity. “See something, Say Something.”  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Torrance Police Department (310) 328-3456.

This investigation is being conducted under the command of Torrance Police Captain Martin Vukotic of the Special Operations Bureau.   
Sergeant Ronald Harris
Torrance Police Department Public Information Officer
(310) 618-5688 

Torrance Police Department
3300 Civic Center Dr
Torrance, CA 90503

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 310-328-3456

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