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Police searching for suspect who shot and killed a man on 6th Street in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for murdering a 38-year-old Victorville man.

The victim, Terrell Gant was shot one time in the face outside a duplex in the 15400 block of Sixth Street in Victorville on June 13, 2018.

At about 7:56 pm, Victorville deputies responded to the area and located Terrell Gant unresponsive on the ground. Deputies and emergency medical personnel administered life-saving measures at the scene.

Grant was transported by ambulance to a local hospital and subsequently airlifted to a nearby trauma center where he succumbed to his injuries on June 18th, officials said.

Investigators from the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division-Homicide Detail have assumed the investigation and are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted for murder.

Witnesses described the suspect as a Hispanic male, approximately 18-20 years old, thin build and approximately 5’10” tall. He was wearing a white shirt and dark-colored pants or long shorts, a blue bandana, and a hat. The suspect may have left the scene in a dark-colored compact sedan, occupied by several other people.

The investigation is ongoing, the motive for the shooting is unknown and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Tramayne Phillips or Sergeant Steve Pennington at (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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