A shots fired call prompted Torrance (CA) Police Officers to be dispatched on Monday, June 3, 2019, around 1456 hours PDT to the Del Almo Fashion Center (Shopping Mall). The Mall is located in the 3500 block of Carson Street inside the City limits.
The first arriving Officers found one person with a gunshot wound inside the location and was treated by the Torrance FD and transported to a nearby hospital. Around 1844 hours, Engines 91 and 96 were dispatched to the same location for a person with a GSW. This appears to be a possible second victim.
Officers and SWAT were busy investigating, searching and clearing the structure(s). Additionally, they were tasked with evacuating shoppers and personnel from the building(s). Detectives have and will continue to do follow-up interviews and investigation to ID the suspect and help locate him.
An article search was being conducted (1855 hours PDT) with one of their K9s to see if they could pick up a trail of the suspect. Turned out to be negative. (1901 hours PDT)
Torrance Police released a presser stating the shooter may be a male Hispanic adult approximately 20-25 years of age, has a shaved head wearing a black shirt and checkered shorts. Was said to have a long gun. Shooter still at large.
HOW TO REPORT
If you see this person, DO NOT APPROACH. Call 9-1-1 or the Torrance PD at 310-328-3456 and get to a safe place. You can also visit the Station at 3300 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503.
(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – Updated 6/3/2019 @ 1910 PDT