PASADENA – ColoradoBoulevard.net:
On May 2, 2022, at about 8:42 pm, officers from the Pasadena Police Department responded to the 1700 block of N. Fair Oaks Ave after receiving 9-1-1 calls and an alert of “Shots Fired” from the recently activated “ShotSpotter” gunfire detection system.
By News Desk
Upon arrival, officers located an adult male down in the common area of an apartment complex suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The male was unresponsive and pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Eric Lynn Thomas, a Pasadena resident.
The Pasadena Police Department’s Robbery/Homicide Unit is continuing to follow-up on investigative leads and encourages anyone with information regarding this May 2 murder to contact the Pasadena Police.
During the course of their follow-up investigation, detectives recovered surveillance video from the area of the homicide. Following meticulous examination of video footage, it was determined the homicide suspect(s) fled the scene after the shooting in a white 2016-2020 “Hyundai Tucson.” The vehicle was last seen fleeing southbound on Fair Oaks Avenue.
The primary suspect was described to be a Black man, with a light complexion, about 5’10” to 6’01” in height, and weighing between 180-200 lbs. At the time of the murder, the suspect was wearing light colored sweat pants and a dark colored hoodie.
You can contact the Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241. You may report information anonymously by calling “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smart phone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play and the Apple App Store or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.
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