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Detectives probe fatal shooting in Lancaster

December 19, 2011 |  6:36 pm

Lancaster homicides
Sheriff's Department homicide detectives Monday evening were investigating the shooting death of a man in Palmdale.

The shooting was reported about 1:45 p.m. near Lemsford Avenue and East Avenue Q-4, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name and age were not released.

At least 46 homicides have been reported in Lancaster since January 2007, according to the Times Homicide Report database.

Anyone with information on Monday's slaying is asked to call detectives at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be left at (800) 222-8477.


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Map shows homicides reported in Lancaster since 2007. Credit: Times Homicide Report

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