PALMDALE – A 32-year-old man who was shot to death inside a home in Palmdale was identified Wednesday.
According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office, Dante Pickens- Horton was the shooting victim. His city of residency was not immediately known.
Deputies from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded at 11:48 p.m. Friday to the 37000 block of Cedrela Avenue, where they found Pickens-Horton suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, said Deputy Brenda Serna of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
Pickens-Horton was pronounced dead at the scene.
Serna said it is unknown whether the shooting was gang-related.
Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.