Report of attempted murder in Lone Pine

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release

On Tuesday May 23rd, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch was contacted with a request for a deputy to conduct a welfare check on an individual who had not shown up to work. After responding to the residence on Post Street in Lone Pine, deputies discovered a male subject inside that was the victim of a shooting. The victim was transported to Southern Inyo Hospital and later flown out for further medical care; he is currently listed in critical condition.

Evidence at the residence indicates that this was not self-inflicted. The case is being handled as an attempted murder. Sheriff’s Investigations believe the shooting took place between Monday May 22nd and Tuesday May 23rd.

Anyone with any information that can assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office at 760-878-0383.

 

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5 Responses to Report of attempted murder in Lone Pine

  1. Charles James May 27, 2017 at 10:47 am #

    I truly love the Town of Lone Pine and its people but, as some have noted over the years, it’s too small to be a city… and too large to be an outdoor insane asylum. Fortunately, this attempt to kill someone (if proved true) failed. I hope the victim of the shooting recovers.

     
  2. Kyle Crowle May 29, 2017 at 9:55 am #

    Dude should’ve introduced the home-invader to say Hello to his little freind Lol

     
  3. Low-Inyo June 1, 2017 at 4:32 pm #

    The new news and rumors in LP are now that the victim of this shooting had died….

     
  4. firemom34 June 3, 2017 at 11:42 am #

    Sure wish the Sheriffs would put out the picture/name of the person they are looking for in regards to this shooting

     
  5. Low-Inyo June 5, 2017 at 9:35 pm #

    Lone Pine stories about this case….fact and rumors….getting very interesting !!!

     

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