LASD Press Release for Homicide on 9/22/14

DATE:    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

TIME:    11:56 a.m.

VICTIM:  Male adult

LOCATION: 13600 block Korblum Ave, Hawthorne 90250 

SUSPECT:     Male black adult               

UNIT:  LASD Homicide Bureau (Lt. Coleman) 



Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male Black adult that occurred on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 11:56 a.m. in the 13600 block Kornblum Avenue, Hawthorne.


Detectives have learned Hawthorne Police Department officers responded to a call at the location regarding a gunshot victim.  When they arrived, they found the victim in the courtyard of the apartment complex with fatal gunshot wounds to the upper torso.


The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.


A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect is a male Black adult last seen running into a parking garage beneath the location.


There is no further information.


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 prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website


Forwarded by:

Ryan Rouzan, Deputy

Approved by:

Pauline Panis, Sergeant

Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department