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Wednesday January 9th, 2019 :: 04:48 a.m. PST

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**UPDATE**#LASD Homicide Detectives assisting Azusa PD, 600 block of East 6th Street, Azusa

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing to assist Azusa PD with the investigation of a shooting death of one male adult and one male juvenile.  The incident occurred on Tuesday January 8, 2019, at approximately 10:12 p.m., on the 600 block of East 6th Street, Azusa.

Detectives have learned that officers from Azusa Police Department received a call of a gunshot victim at the above location. 

Upon arrival, officers located three gunshot victims.  One male adult and one male juvenile were pronounced dead at the scene, and a third male was transported to a local hospital where he is expected to survive. 

It is believed that two male Hispanic suspects targeted the victim, the male juvenile.  The suspects fired several rounds at the victim, striking him at least once in the upper torso.  The male juvenile was pronounced dead at the scene. 

While the suspects fled the location on foot, they were struck by gunfire by an unknown suspect.  One of the suspects was pronounced dead, and the other was transported to a local hospital where he is expected to survive. 

Two firearms were recovered by officers at the scene. 

The investigation is still ongoing.

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 Marvin Crowder
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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Original release below:

DATE: 
Tuesday January 8, 2019   
                           
TIME:  10:12 p.m.
                              
LOCATION:  600 block of East 6th Street, Azusa             
 
VICTIM:  3 Male Adults
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Calderaro
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to assist Azusa Police Department to investigate the shooting death of two males.  The incident occurred on Tuesday January 8, 2019, at approximately 10:12 p.m., on the 600 block of East 6th Street, Azusa.      
Two males were pronounced dead at the scene, and one male was transported to a local hospital.

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
 
Written by:
Deputy Marvin Crowder
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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