Azusa Police Investigating Shooting of a Juvenile
On August 21st, 2015 at about 10:50 PM, Azusa Police Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 800 Block of West Sixth Street in Azusa. Upon arrival, they found a 17 year old male who was suffering from several gunshot wounds to his upper torso. The initial investigation revealed that the juvenile was standing on the sidewalk when a vehicle stopped near him and a passenger exited. The passenger walked within close range of the juvenile and opened fire with a handgun. The victim collapsed on the sidewalk and was treated by Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel before being transported to a local hospital. He is currently in serious condition.
No arrests have been made and the motive for the shooting is being investigated by Azusa Police Department Detectives. If you have any information which might be beneficial to the detectives, we encourage you to call (626) 812-3200. In the event you wish to remain anonymous, please click on the "Anonymous Tip" logo at the top of our website.