Investigation Underway After Gunfire Breaks Out Following Pomona Party, Leaving 1 Dead

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Pomona police investigate a deadly shooting on July 20, 2019. (Credit: RMG News)

Pomona police investigate a deadly shooting on July 20, 2019. (Credit: RMG News)

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Pomona police sought the public's help for information Sunday in connection with a shooting that left one person dead at a local park and ride lot.

Authorities said they learned about shots fired at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Gillette Road, near Fairplex Drive.

Several people leaving a party in the area were returning to their cars at a Pomona park and ride lot when gunfire broke out, according to the Police Department.

Officers arrived to find a person with a gunshot wound, the agency said. The victim, later identified by police as 24-year-old Budd Rashad Jamal of Long Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Video shows officers surrounding the body of a man on the ground as a group of mourners nearby held each other.

Officials have not released a description of a suspect.

Authorities provided no further details about the incident.

Police urged anyone with information to call investigators at 909 620-2085. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), using the mobile app "P3 Tips" or visiting lacrimestoppers.org.

 

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