Unidentified Victim Dead in South Gage Ave Shooting, Sheriff's Department Hunts for Gunman

Unidentified Victim Dead in South Gage Ave Shooting, Sheriff's Department Hunts for GunmanSource: Google Street View
Gabriela Martinez
Published on November 28, 2023

On Monday evening, gunshots on South Gage Avenue in Los Angeles led to the death of someone unidentified. In a chilling incident reported at 7:40 p.m., homicide detectives were called to the scene in the 140 block of South Gage Avenue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting that has left the community rattled and in search of answers.

According to an alert from the Sheriff's Information Bureau, the episode of violence unfolded in an area of Los Angeles that, like too many others, is periodically punctuated by the echo of gunfire, an ominous sound that too often precedes mourning yet another soul taken too soon. The victim of this incident was rushed to a local hospital, where they were pronounced dead, casting a solemn tone over the ensuing investigation. There were scant details provided about the suspect, only described as a male adult, as law enforcement officials immersed themselves in collecting evidence and piecing together the narrative of the night's events.

Witnesses or individuals with knowledge of the shooting are being urged to step forward and offer their accounts to assist the Homicide Bureau detectives, headed by Lieutenant Vizcarra, in their pursuit of justice. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has put out an open call for information that may be fruitful to the inquiry, and those willing to provide tips have been reminded that they can do so anonymously through "Crime Stoppers" or the various technological avenues provided, including mobile apps and an online presence.

Community members are encouraged to maintain vigilance and report any information to the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500, or to remain anonymous, contact "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).