Altadena Shooting Kills Man and Injures Juvenile

Altadena Shooting Kills Man and Injures Juvenile

ALTADENA, Calif. – Homicide investigators are attempting to identify the suspect involved in a shooting in Altadena on Monday.

At around 4:39 p.m., Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators responded to the 2100 block of Santa Anita Avenue in Altadena to investigate the shooting of two black males. Both of the victims were rushed to a local hospital, where an 18-year-old black male died as a result of his injuries. The second victim, a black male juvenile was shot in his lower extremities, authorities said. He was transported to the hospital in unknown condition.

The suspect was described only as being a Hispanic male. He shot at the victims from inside a vehicle. The vehicle description is unknown, but it headed southbound on Santa Anita Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing, and there is no additional information available 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.  If you wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or using the website

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