Detectives Investigating Val Verde Shooting Death
One dead, one injured after shooting at party.
Sheriff's Homicide Detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man and wounding of another man that occurred in the 28700 block of Lincoln Avenue, Val Verde Park, on March 9, 2008, at about 12:13 a.m.
Detectives report that the victims were attending a birthday party, when a fight broke out in front of the location. The suspect, described as a Hispanic male adult, produced a handgun and shot the two men.
The victims were transported to a local hospital where one of the victims was pronounced dead. The second victim is in stable condition. The motive for the shooting is unknown.
The investigation is ongoing and is being handled by the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's Homicide Bureau. Anyone with any information should contact them at (323) 890-5500 or Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau at (323) 526-5541.