Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Pasadena on Friday night, authorities said.

The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. in the 200 block of Parke Street, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

Deputies responded to the area after receiving severals calls of gunshots fired.

They found the victim on the sidewalk, unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso, police said. 

A preliminary investigation determined the victim was walking along the south sidewalk on Parke Street when the suspect or suspects fired several shots at the victim, police said, adding the victim attempted to run but had collapsed due to his injuries. 

The victim, who was only identified as a 29-year-old Pasadena man, died at the scene.

Investigators are searching for evidence and possible witnesses, and they are following up with any leads.

Officials did not have any information on a possible shooter or shooters, and the motive remains unknown, authorities said.

Anyone with information about Friday’s shooting is asked to call Pasadena police at 626-744-4241.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted through “Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-8477 or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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