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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release


29 Palms - Murder Investigation

DATE/TIME:              October 18, 2013/7:11 p.m.

LOCATION:               5800 block of Bagley Avenue, 29 Palms 

VICTIM:                      LaShawn Lightfoot, age 42 a resident of 29 Palms 

SUSPECT:                 Unknown


On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 7:11 p.m., deputies responded to an apartment complex located in the 5800 block of Bagley Ave., 29 Palms, regarding numerous reports of gunshots in the area.  One caller reported a man down suffering from numerous gunshot wounds.


Responding deputies found the gravely wounded victim on the ground inside an apartment within the complex.  The victim was airlifted to an area trauma center where he died on October 19, 2013 at approximately 10:00 a.m.


Investigation at the scene gave detectives only a vague suspect description.  Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Stan Wijnhamer at (909)387-3589.   Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at


Refer:            Public Affairs Division

Phone No.:    (909) 387-3700

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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