PALMDALE – Homicide detectives are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man gunned down in the streets of East Palmdale Monday afternoon.
David Tafari Hendricks, 18, was shot in the chest around 1:45 p.m. Monday on the 5800 Block of Barcelona Drive in Palmdale, according to Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
Hendricks was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2 p.m., Winter said.
Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to call (323) 890-5500.
LANCASTER – Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are also investigating the shooting death of a man in Lancaster, which happened Monday afternoon, as well.
Deputies responded to a shooting call around 2 p.m. Monday at 37th Street West and Avenue K, according to Deputy Michael Rust of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
“When we got there, there was a male adult deceased outside the residence,” Rust said.
Siegfried Burkley, 53, was shot in the head during a physical dispute with his stepfather, according to Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.