On August 8, 2023, at 1:11 am, officers from the Pasadena Police Department responded to the 2000 block of North Fair Oaks Avenue regarding a “Fight with Shots Fired” call and a ShotSpotter gunshot detection alert.
By News Desk
Upon arrival, officers located an adult female at an apartment complex who had been shot. Pasadena Fire Department paramedics transported her to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injury.
The victim was identified as 34-year-old Tynisha Houston, a Pasadena resident.
The suspect, a 54-year-old Pasadena resident, was located within the same apartment complex a short time after the shooting and was detained without incident.
Detectives from the Pasadena Police Department’s Robbery / Homicide Unit (RHU) responded to the homicide scene for immediate follow-up investigation. During their investigation, RHU detectives executed a search warrant and recovered a firearm.
The identity of the suspect and details surrounding the shooting will be withheld for the time being as detectives are still actively investigating this homicide.
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Pasadena Police:
- Phone them at (626)-744-4241 or
- Contact “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222- TIPS (8477),
- Download the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on your smartphone, or
- Use the website lacrimestoppers.org.
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