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Update: LASD Homicide Shooting Death Investigation, 2300 BLK Bashor Street, Duarte

*Update* #LASD Homicide Shooting Death Investigation, 2300 BLK Bashor Street, Duarte

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of a male Black adult that occurred on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 8:18 p.m. on the 2300 block of Bashor Street, Duarte.  Based on information gathered through the ongoing investigation, the Sheriff's Department has at this point, ruled out the possibility that this crime was either gang or race related.

Detectives have learned that the victim, a 39 year-old man, parked his car behind his wife’s car at the location. The victim and his wife exited their cars and were preparing to walk to their residence on Mount Olive Drive.

A white vehicle driving westbound on Bashor Street pulled up alongside the victim. An occupant opened fire striking the victim multiple times. The victim’s wife was uninjured.

The suspect’s vehicle drove westbound on Bashor Street to northbound Mount Olive Drive and out of view.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no further information available at this time.


Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff'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, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.


Updated: 2/23/17