On June 17, 2023, Pasadena Police responded to two shootings less than a mile from each other.
By News Desk
On Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 9:12 pm, officers from the Pasadena Police Department responded to the first block of West Peoria Street regarding a ShotSpotter gunshot detection alert and “Shots Fired” call.
Officers arrived on scene and located evidence of a shooting. Two gunshot wound victims had self-transported to a local hospital with non-life- threatening injuries.
On June 17, 2023, at approximately 9:38 pm, Pasadena Police Officers responded to the area of Marengo Avenue and Painter Street regarding a ShotSpotter gunshot detection alert and “Shots Fired” call. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male down in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Pasadena Fire Department Paramedics with life-threatening injuries. There was a young infant seated in the victim’s vehicle at the time of the shooting whose car seat was struck by gunfire.
Suspect’s vehicle identified
Detectives from the Pasadena Police Department’s Robbery / Homicide Unit (RHU) have been conducting follow-up investigations on both shootings. RHU detectives believe the shootings are connected and have identified the suspect’s vehicle as being a 2010 or 2012 black Ford Fusion with dark-tinted windows. (See featured image above for details).
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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