PALMDALE – The man found shot to death at an apartment complex in Palmdale has been identified.
He was 34-year-old Roberto Alonso, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. Alonso’s place of residence was unknown.
The shooting was reported around 8:31 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, in the 1000 block of East Avenue Q, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“Deputies from Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded… regarding a gunshot victim call. When deputies arrived they found the victim… unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper torso,” the news release states. Video from the scene showed Alonso lying motionless under a staircase at the Arbor apartment complex.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances leading up to the shooting. Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call homicide detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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