PALMDALE – The coroner’s office has released the name of a 23-year-old man who was shot to death Saturday.
He was Cory Alexander Rodriguez of Palmdale, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
The victim was found in the 2400 block of East Avenue R-4 at 8:49 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
Rodriguez had been walking along East Avenue R-4 when he was shot by an unknown assailant, officials said.
“The victim ran a short distance, but collapsed on the sidewalk. He was then transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead,” according to the sheriff’s news release.
Several witnesses in the neighborhood were interviewed and reported hearing gunshots, but no suspect information was available, sheriff’s officials said.
Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.