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Detectives Seeking Information About Altadena Assault

Detectives are asking for more details regarding the non-injury shooting that occurred Thursday morning near Harriet Street and Casitas Avenue.

The shooting that occurred in Altadena Thursday morning and left a 25-year-old man uninjured has left Altadena law enforcement with questions and they are reaching out the community.

The Altadena Sheriff's Station released the following statement about the shooting Thursday, imploring any witnesses to contact detectives. 

Altadena deputies responded to the area of Lincoln Ave. and Harriet St. in Altadena this morning regarding a call of shots fired. Minutes later, the deputies received additional information that the victim had driven [elsewhere in town]. Once located, the victim led the deputies to the intersection of Casitas Ave. and Harriet St. where the deputies found evidence that a shooting occurred. 

The victim told the deputies that unknown person(s) in a dark colored small SUV type vehicle opened fire on him while he was driving in his car. The victim was not struck by the gunfire, although the victim's vehicle was struck numerous times. 

The Altadena Sheriff’s station is seeking anybody who may have witnessed the shooting and asking that they contact Altadena Station Detectives at 626-798-1131. 

Reiu K December 09, 2012 at 02:39 AM
If we could afford it, I really would move my family out of Altadena. This is terrible to hear about the on going shootings and violent crime in this town. Truly terrible.
Martha Staein December 14, 2012 at 04:50 AM
OHHHHHH We live in LA area I used to live on Hancock park we used to have shooting every week, even on the best areas I live on Altadena for the last 14 years love it crime is down compare to what it was before area is lot cleaner and more business are coming Thank you to all the hard working officers that protect us and patrol the city.
Ivan G December 14, 2012 at 04:37 PM
Crime is lower now than it was in the 1980s. There seems to have been an upsurge in the last year. That may have something to do with more criminals being released early from prison or jail.

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