Shooting In Vernon Under Investigation

January 11, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

A man was found shot to death in a vehicle Tuesday in the City of Vernon, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives who are assisting Vernon police with the investigation.

The shooting took place at approximately 8:40 p.m., on the 5900 block Malburg Way, Vernon, according to detectivces. A Vernon police officer heard gunshots coming from a nearby location and when he investigated he discovered an SUV type vehicle had crashed into a business’s loading dock, and the driver had been shot one time in the torso.

The victim’s name was not immediately available. He was described as a male Hispanic adult.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No suspect information was available, and the investigation is ongoind, according the Sheriff’s detectives.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

Vernon Firefighters, Police Officers Recognized

November 10, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Two Vernon police officers and five firefighters were honored by the city council last week after saving the life of a man found unconscious and not breathing.

From left:) Vernon Officer Carlos Ourique, Fire Captain Steve Agon, Fire Captain Dave Moore, Victim Cristobal Cisneros, Firefighter Matt Holtzendorff, Firefighter Troy Milano, Fire Paramedic Jeff Shuster, and Vernon Officer Richard Velasquez. (Photo courtesy of Vernon Police Dept.)

From left:) Vernon Officer Carlos Ourique, Fire Captain Steve Agon, Fire Captain Dave Moore, Victim Cristobal Cisneros, Firefighter Matt Holtzendorff, Firefighter Troy Milano, Fire Paramedic Jeff Shuster, and Vernon Officer Richard Velasquez. (Photo courtesy of Vernon Police Dept.)

Police officers Carlos Ourique and Richard Velasquez, Fire Captain Steve Agon, Fire Captain Dave Moore, Firefighter Matt Holtzendorff, Firefighter Troy Milano and Fire Paramedic Jeff Shuster were recognized by the Vernon City Council Nov. 1 and each received a life-saving award for providing critical medical aid.

On Sept. 3, Officers Ourique and Velasquez responded to a call regarding an unconscious 53-year-old male worker at a business located on 2900 block of 50th Street. When they arrived, they immediately conducted a medical aid assessment and initiated life saving measures, deploying the automated external defibrillator (AED) device.

Soon after, Vernon Fire Engine Truck 76 and Rescue 78 arrived on the scene and took over medical care. Several minutes later, the victim, Cristobal Cisneros, regained a faint pulse and was immediately transported to a local hospital.

Cisneros fully recovered and was released from the hospital. He thanked the Vernon firefighters and police officer for their service during last week’s recognition.

 

 

 

 

 

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