The Azusa PD Blog

Welcome to our department's blog. We post news, information and updates pertaining to our department frequently in this section of the website.
Apr
27

Second Victim from Election Day Shooting Passes Away

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On November 8 th , 2016, the day of the U.S. presidential election, Azusa resident Carlos Mendez armed himself with a rifle, shotgun, and a handgun on the 400 Block West Fourth Street, in Azusa. He opened fire on several innocent people. During the rampage he shot and killed his neighbor, 77 year old Francis Varney. Mendez also shot and critically ...
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Jul
06

Bullet Enters Pool Where Father and Daughter Were Swimming

Bullet Enters Pool Where Father and Daughter Were Swimming
‚ÄčSometime between 5 pm and 8 pm on July 4th, a firearm was shot causing the bullet to pierce through an above-ground pool in the rear yard of a residence in the 200 block of E. Roland Street. A father and his child had been swimming in the pool at this time. Due to the amount of noise from fireworks exploding in the area, the father did not specifi...
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May
28

Azusa Police Investigating a Shooting the Occurred at a Motel

Azusa Police Investigating a Shooting the Occurred at a Motel
‚ÄčOn May 28th, 2017 at about 1:15 AM, Azusa Police Officers responded to the All 8 Motel, located at 628 N Rockvale, Azusa, regarding a report of a gunshot that was heard and some people running away from the location. Upon arrival, Officers found a 48 year old male outside who had been shot in the chest. The Officers performed first aid on the vict...
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Apr
06

Shooting

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On April 05, 2017 at approximately 5:43 p.m., Azusa Police Officers responded to a call of multiple gunshots fired in the area of the 500 Block E. Foothill Boulevard, Azusa. Upon officer arrival, officers learned that a shooting had occurred in the area, possibly resulting in at least one male victim being shot. However, suspect(s) had fled the are...
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Apr
03

Subject Wounded in Azusa Shooting

Subject Wounded in Azusa Shooting
On 4/2/17 at 10:32 PM, Azusa Police Officers responded to the report of a shooting, which had occurred in the 600 block of East Arrow Hwy. On arrival, officers located a lone, male victim laying on the north sidewalk and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and extremities. Initial first aid was provided by the police officers a...
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