LAKE LOS ANGELES — Lake Los Angeles experienced its second homicide in as many weeks Wednesday night when a man was shot and killed at a home.
The incident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. at a home on the 39400 block of 167th Street East.
Deputies from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station responded to a report about an assault with a deadly weapon at the home. Upon their arrival, they discovered a male Hispanic adult in his 60s suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a report by Deputy Marvin Crowder.
During an investigation of the incident, detectives learned that two neighbors were inside the residence having a verbal argument, at which time gunshots were heard. A male Hispanic adult was seen leaving the location on foot and out of view, Crowder wrote.
That person has not yet been identified and is considered a person of interest. The weapon used in the killing was not recovered. The victim’s name is withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
The shooting comes two weeks after Nuvia Mondragon, a 43-year-old Latino female, died after being shot in the 16200 block of Newmont Avenue in what appeared to be a murder/attempted suicide.
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