PALMDALE — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the shooting death of a man. The incident was reported at approximately 8:49 p.m., Monday on the 38200 block of Division Street in Palmdale.

The male adult victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Homicide Detectives have learned that a Palmdale resident was involved in an altercation and assaulted by a male adult at the location. The male left and returned a short time later with at least one additional male adult. At this time, the homeowner fired at least one round, striking the victim.

The resident remained at the location and is cooperating with detectives. Investigators are continuing to conduct interviews and are seeking witnesses to the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and there are no additional details 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.

Those who prefer to provide information anonymously, may call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477), use a smartphone by downloading the P3 Tips mobile app on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website

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