PALMDALE – A man was shot to death on Juniper Tree Road in Palmdale Friday morning, according to sheriff’s department.
As of 6:30 p.m. Friday evening, deputies were still releasing little information regarding the suspect or the motive for the shooting. They say the body of a white male was discovered on the 38000 block of Juniper Tree Road around 10:41 a.m.
Deputies are withholding the victim’s name until his next of kin is notified.
They are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact the Palmdale Sheriff’s Department at 661-272-2400.
UPDATE: The AV Press reported Saturday that the man was shot to death in a fight over a romantic relationship. The AV Press reports the man was shot after he tried to force his way into a home where a woman and man was staying.
UPDATE: August 29th – The man shot and killed has been identified as Paul Ames, 29, of Palmdale.