The spate of local gunfire persists as police investigate the latest fatal shooting overnight.
Unofficially, this is the 56th homicide so far this year compared to only 55 at this time last year.
Tonight just after midnight officers were dispatched to a sound of shots call in the 8800 block of Crystal Lane.
While en route there were multiple other calls advising someone had been shot in the apartment complex there.
When they arrived officers found a shooting victim unresponsive outside of one of the apartment buildings.
Officers summoned EMS who declared the victim deceased at the scene. The victim appears to be an adult male. Crime scene investigators are processing the scene for evidence.
This is a large apartment complex so detectives will be canvassing the whole area for witnesses or anyone that may have seen or heard anything. They are hopeful that someone can provide information about what led up to the shooting.
If anyone has any information they are asked to call the Homicide unit directly at 234-5043 at or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 474-TIPS.
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