PALMDALE – A man is in critical condition after being shot Monday afternoon during a possible domestic dispute in Palmdale.
Deputies from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station were called at 4:47 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, to the 37400 block of Sierra Highway where they found the victim in the street with a gunshot wound, Lt. Derrick Alfred said at a news conference at the scene.
Alfred said the station received multiple calls regarding a possible domestic violence situation involving the victim and his ex-girlfriend, who drove to the scene of the shooting after a possible altercation.
“The victim and his ex-girlfriend were stopped in the middle of the street and the man was standing outside, next to the car, when someone pulled up behind them and fired shots at the victim,” Alfred said.
The victim was taken to a hospital by Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics. No further information on the incident was immediately available.
Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.