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Palmdale murder probe continues

City News Service | 1/11/2019, midnight

Homicide detectives this week released an image of a person of interest wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a 35-year-old man in Palmdale.

Israel Castaneda of Palmdale was shot and killed about 10:55 p.m. On March 31, in front of Michael’s Liquor at 37935 47th Street East, according to the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Castaneda suffered a gunshot wound to his upper body and died at the scene, the sheriff’s department reported.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the person of interest was urged to call Detective Teri Bernstein or Detective Kasey Woodruff at the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS or lacrimestoppers.org.