1 dead, 1 wounded in Palmdale shooting

Sheriff's homicide detectives Tuesday are continuing their investigation of a shooting in Palmdale that left one man dead and another critically wounded.

Deputies from the Palmdale Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs' Department were called at 5:37 p.m. Monday to the 2500 block of Olive Drive, near Joshua Hills Park, on reports of shots being fired, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Deputies found two men suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper torso, Koerner said. Alfred Jordan Jr., 19, died at the scene, authorities said.

No suspect description was provided.

Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to contact the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

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