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Old Town Victorville Shooting Victim Dies; Suspect(s) Remain at Large

Old Town Victorville Shooting Victim Dies; Suspect(s) Remain at Large

VICTORVILLE – Authorities are yet to determine the motive or the suspect involved in a shooting last week.

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at around 7:56 p.m. deputies from the Victorville Station reported to the 15400 block of Sixth street responding to the shooting of a 38-year-old man. When deputies arrived they found the victim, Terrell Gant, of Victorville, lying on the ground unresponsive. Witnesses reported that Gant was shot in the face by a Hispanic man who was in a dark-colored sedan with several other occupants.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital, then airlifted to a trauma center where he remained in critical condition until being pronounced dead on Monday, June 18, 2018, at around 8:43 p.m. The suspect is described as being between 18 to 20-years-old, thin build, and around 5’10”. Homicide detectives have assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Tramayne Phillips or Sergeant Steve Pennington at (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization

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  • Victorville Police file photo: Christie Martin