LANCASTER — Local detectives are seeking information regarding an attempted robbery and shooting that occurred in Lancaster last week.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, according to Deputy Kit Gruppie of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
“A fight and attempt robbery occurred in the Dollar Tree parking lot, located in the 1000 block of East Avenue J,” Gruppie stated in a news release. “During the attempt robbery, the suspect fired a semi-automatic handgun at three male Hispanic victims, ages 16 to 20 years old.”
All parties fled the location before deputies arrived, according to Gruppie.
“Detectives from Operation Safe Streets Bureau are looking for the public’s help in locating the suspect and victims of the robbery or anyone involved in the incident,” Gruppie stated.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Welle of the Operation Safe Streets Bureau at 661-948-8466.
To remain anonymous, call L.A. Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
[Information via news release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.]