JOHN E. PEREZ CHIEF OF POLICE
PASADENA POLICE DEPARTMENT
207 N. GARFIELD AVE. PASADENA, CALIFORNIA 91101
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 14, 2021
10-YEAR-OLD BOY WOUNDED
SHOOTING WHICH LEFT 10-YEAR-OLD BOY WOUNDED
Pasadena, CA – On Sunday, February 14, 2021, at approximately 3:00 pm., Pasadena Police Department received several calls of shots fired in the 300 block of Parke Street. Officers arrived on scene and located a juvenile victim, who had been struck several times by gunfire. Although conscious and alert when transported to a local hospital by paramedics, the victim was suffering from potentially life threatening injuries. At the time of the shooting, the 10-year-old victim was playing in front of his residence.
Preliminary investigation revealed the suspect(s) exited a vehicle and fired multiple bullets, striking the victim. The suspect(s) re-entered their vehicle and fled the area in what is described as a late model, light colored four-door sedan. Additional evidence is being examined in an attempt to determine the suspect(s) descriptions.
This is an active investigation and detectives are currently following up on all available leads. There is nothing to indicate the 10-year-old was the intended victim and the motive remains unknown. There are no further details available at this time.
Pasadena Police is urging anyone with information about this case to call the Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241 or you may report information anonymously by calling "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.