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Lancaster shooting injures 2

Two men were shot around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29, on Avenue K-11 near 38th Street West in Lancaster, authorities said. Investigators at the scene spoke with witnesses and took pictures of a maroon-colored vehicle (far right), which was surrounded by shattered glass. However, they would not say if the vehicle was connected to the shooting. (Photo by LUIS MEZA)

LANCASTER – Two men are in stable condition after being shot in Lancaster Sunday night, authorities said Monday. Around 10:30 p.m. deputies responded to the 3700 block of West Avenue K-11 regarding an assault with a deadly weapon call, said Sgt. Gregory Minster of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. “At the location we found two male…

Man shot to death in Lancaster

Around 1:19 a.m. Sunday, March 29, Michael McCoy was found shot to death on the sidewalk in front of a home in front of a house on the 44400 block of Fenhold Street in Lancaster. (Photo by JUAN MEZA)

LANCASTER – A man was found shot to death in Lancaster early Sunday morning, authorities said. Coroner’s officials identified the victim as 32-year-old Michael McCoy of Los Angeles. The shooting occurred around 1:19 a.m. Sunday, March 29, in front of a house on the 44400 block of Fenhold Street, according to Deputy Don Walker of…

Girl shot and killed in Lancaster [updated]

Rosie (Contributed photo)

LANCASTER – A girl was shot and killed in Lancaster Friday night, authorities said. The shooting happened around 9:32 p.m. Friday, March 27, at a mobile home park in the 1300 block of East Avenue I, according to Deputy Guillermina Saldana of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau. Paramedics rushed the female juvenile to an area hospital,…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Attempt to ID Lancaster 3.27.15

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating and identifying the following suspects. If you recognize them and know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photo or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Michael John Pearson Michael Pearson is a white male with brown hair…

Palmdale woman charged with insurance fraud, grand theft

Probation

PALMDALE – A Los Angeles County probation officer has been charged with insurance fraud and grand theft for allegedly altering a medical document to obtain “compensation that she would not otherwise be entitled to,” authorities announced. Kimberly Evans, 46, of Palmdale, was arrested March 20 by the Los Angeles County Probation Department’s Special Projects Team,…

Fugitive from Arizona caught in AV

LAKE LOS ANGELES – A fugitive from Arizona was arrested by a California Highway Patrol officer conducting a traffic stop in the Lake Los Angeles area, authorities announced. Elmer Fabian Lomeli, 22, wanted on suspicion of aggravated assault, was taken into custody about 5 p.m. Monday, said CHP Officer Edgar Figueroa. The CHP officer initiated…

Most Wanted AV Parolees

Most Wanted AV Parolees 3.25.15

The Antelope Valley Parole Office is seeking your help in locating the following wanted parolees. If you recognize these parolees and know where they might be located, contact the Antelope Valley Parole Office at 661-729-0530, ext. 272. You may also call the anonymous 24-hour hotline at 661-524-4492. Richard Montoya Richard Montoya is a 44-year-old Hispanic…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Most Wanted 3.24.15

PALMDALE – Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for identity theft and a suspect wanted for domestic violence, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them or know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’…

Help Palmdale detectives ID theft suspect

id theft suspect palmdale wanted 3.23.15

PALMDALE – If you recognize the man in these images, then Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives would like to hear from you. The suspect is wanted for vehicle burglary and theft by credit card. The alleged theft occurred Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, between 8:20 and 9:20 a.m. An unknown suspect broke into a victim’s vehicle that…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Karon Close Lancaster Most Wanted 3.20.15

Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating the following suspect. If you recognize him and know where he might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspect’s photo or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Karon Nyzene Close Karon Close is a 36-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes. He…

Four arrested, two for DUI at Palmdale checkpoint

DUI

PALMDALE – A sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint in Palmdale Friday night (March 13) netted two DUI arrests, authorities announced Tuesday. The checkpoint was conducted on Rancho Vista Boulevard, between 20th Street West and 21st Street West, from 6 p.m. March 13 to 2 a.m. March 14., according to Deputy Brent Bunch of the Palmdale…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted [updated]

Palmdale Station Most Wanted 3.17.15

PALMDALE – Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for burglary and a suspect wanted for domestic violence, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them or know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos…