Police seek information on homicide in Inglewood

A 22-year-old black male was shot and killed on the night of Friday, April 9 in what police believe to be a gang-related homicide.

Aaron Bascomb suffered wounds to the head and chest while walking on the sidewalk of the 100 block on East Hazel Street. Witnesses reported seeing two black males approach Bascomb on foot. Bascomb later died after being taken to a Lynwood hospital. Det. Will Salmon with the Inglewood Police Department said the investigation is ongoing and no suspects have been identified or arrested.

This is the fifth Inglewood homicide in 2010, excluding officer-involved shootings. The city reported 28 homicides in 2009.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 877-426-4253.

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