Shooting Death Investigation, 12800 Blk, Crenshaw Bl, Hawthorne


LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)

Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are continuing to assist Hawthorne Police Department investigate a shooting that left one man dead and another injured at a barber shop Saturday evening.

Detectives learned that at approximately 4:09PM, Hawthorne police responded to the 12800 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, Hawthorne. According to witnesses, two male-Black suspects were in the parking lot and started shooting into the barber shop at patrons and employees.  The suspects left the location in an unknown car.

A 31-year-old male-Black was pronounced dead inside the business. A second shooting victim, male-Black 29-years-old, was transported to a local hospital by a friend, where he underwent surgery, and is expected to survive.   

The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. The investigation is active and on-going.

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
Written by:
Crystal Hernandez, Deputy
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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