On September 9, 2023, at 1:14 pm, officers from the Pasadena Police Department responded to reports of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Summit Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male who had been shot inside an apartment.
By News Desk
The victim, 35-year-old Hakim Wright, had sustained a fatal injury and was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect, 65-year-old Marvin Wright, was located outside of the Pasadena apartment complex and was detained without incident.
Detectives from the Pasadena Police Department’s Robbery/Homicide Unit (RHU) responded to the crime scene to commence an immediate follow-up investigation. RHU detectives executed a search warrant and recovered a total of three firearms.
On September 12, 2023, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed a felony complaint against Wright for the murder of his son. He has been charged with one count of PC 187 (Murder) and one count of PC 29800(a)(1) (Felon in Possession of a Firearm) under court case #GA115232. Bail was set at $3,000,000.
RHU detectives confirmed that Marvin Wright and Hakim Wright were involved in a physical altercation before the shooting occurred. Pasadena detectives continue to actively investigate this homicide.
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241 or report information anonymously by contacting “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222- TIPS (8477) or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.
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