Man, 22, Teen, 19, Both Dead In NoHo Party Gang Violence

NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — Two men were shot and killed early Saturday in North Hollywood gang violence.

Police said the shooting occurred near 8140 Coldwater Canyon Avenue about 1:30 a.m., according to the North Hollywood Police Station.

Authorities believe the two men tried to enter a party and then shooting broke out. One man, who sustained a single gunshot wound to the head, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other victim had a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Kaiser Panorama City Medical Center where he later died from his wound.

The two men were identified as 22-year-old Wilson Pierre of Los Angeles and 19-year-old Deon Bastian of Fontana.

No suspect  information was released but police said Saturday evening that a Sony high-def handheld camcorder was shooting the party and they believe it might be crucial in identifying suspects and the gunman.

Police urged anyone with information regarding this double homicide, including the location of the missing camera, to contact North Hollywood homicide detectives at (818) 623-4075 or -1-877LAPD-24-7.

homicide detectives at (818) 623-4075 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7.

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One Comment

  1. david says:

    Now they can have their own party in the boneyard.

    1. nomechifles says:

      I like your comment. They will meet all their friends in Hell. Two less to be careful about. Hell should be a nice place for them to enjoy the weekend.

      1. alias_pending says:

        nomechifles…yikes..I’m embarrassed for your mother. Are you human? you sound lika a creepy person to have walking around amongst society.

    2. A says:

      is this suppose to be funny cuz i dont find humor to it one bit. peoples families are affected by this shootin and 1 of these young guys happens to be my cuzin u jerk.

    3. alias_pending says:

      David..wow!..I’m embarrassed for you.

  2. Franklin says:

    More info needed
    Was it a Latin gang Armenian Black, Asian or Naz

    1. white liberal says:

      My guess they were chicano!!!

      1. Jeezus says:

        moved outta there cause of the latino “culture”…. not just the gang members, but the families that house and support them.

      2. turkey says:

        my guess is ur a racist

      3. Pete says:

        Deon and Wilson? Seem like African American names

  3. cindy says:

    why do we even waste our time on this?

    1. Robbie says:

      You’ll get the answer to your question when someone you love meets a tragic end.

  4. davey says:

    They were black

    1. jdzzle23 says:

      they were NOT black, sorry. try again please. If they were black it would have DEFINITELY been a description.

      1. GHOST28 says:

        THEY WERE BLACK! & what difference does that make? good thing death has no respect for color or race. Hope all you savage idiot’s with your stupid heartless comment’s also enjoy & make fun when death comes knocking at your door…..no one is immune from death or tragedy, at some point in our lives it reaches all of us.

  5. p squad says:

    They were african american from Pasadena ca

  6. turkey says:

    they were armenian ,BRO!!!

  7. dave says:

    Shooting each other and graffiti, can you not find something better to do.
    Life was so much better and safer, easier without you.

  8. Melvin Blake says:

    They were armenian. You guys really know so little. Did you even graduate high school? However, armenian is no better than chicano who they drained California completely. Don’t laugh, because you are part of the tax payers.

    1. Kiki says:

      That’s right, you must know so much about it since you drove the getaway car!

  9. Alan Hart says:

    Two uninvited gutter snipes who won’t be crashing any more parties.

    1. alias_pending says:

      Dear Alan Hart, it seems like you need validation in your life. Grow up. You are embarrassing yourself with your ridiculous comment.

  10. Jim Gates says:

    north hollywood is getting so dangerious now

    1. Robbie says:

      This could have happened anywhere!

  11. Alpha Kenny-Juan says:

    Dear Kind Sirs or Madams — Where is the land of North Hollywood in relation to the land of Hollywood? From Hollywood, which direction do I travel to get to the land of North Hollywood?

  12. panda says:

    it doesnt matter what race they were. no one ever deserves to die the way my cuzin did and the fact of the matter is regardless if they were gang related or not someone lost a loved one. and if u dont noe the situation then frankly dont make comments. becuz my families lives are forever changed for the loss of Deon and Wilson. Deon i love you cousin awe will miss u.

    1. Jeezus says:

      if no one deserves to die that way, then the rest of us dont deserve this mess that gang thug culture brings upon us. We’re working hard, come home from a long day of work, and see a news article about how two thugs ruined many lives. No one ever counted on thugs to make others’ lives better. Thugs are a problem and thug life is not a life. We dont deserve the mess you and your couzins promote so freely. We hate thugs and all the thuggery your family supports. Go to hell, Panda.

      1. Robbie says:

        The hatred and ignorance is the real murderer. You’re only contributing to it. Whether they were in gangs or not, they are human beings who were loved. Is it so much for you to show some compassion?

      2. Jeezus says:

        my hatred and ignorance about gangs is not the killer. gang members are the killer.

        and you’re right, this coulda happened anywhere, not just noho. anywhere there are gang members this could certainly happen.

    2. Jeezus says:

      if they weren’t in a gang themselves and got shot by a gang member, is how the story reads, then i take back my comment. i take it back anyways.

      1. alias_pending says:

        Jeezus.. shame on you for telling someone to go to hell. What gives you the right? The answer is nothing. Don’t take your anger out on others..and a few questions..

        1) Where in the article does it say “gang thug life” or “thugs”?

        2) In regards to your quote stating
        “We dont deserve the mess you and your couzins promote so freely.”
        ……I’m sorry but where do you see panda promoting “thug life”???

        watch what you write and say..words are powerful and your carbon footprint is forever..no one should assume anything.

        The fact is: 2 young lives were lost. I’m deeply sorry for this loss. RIP Deon and Wilson.

      2. Jeezus says:

        she said something like no one deserves to die that way even if they’re gang related

      3. Jeezus says:

        and i’d already taken it back by the time you commented alias_pending…i guess i said thug meaning gang, in reference to the comment by the girl

      4. Jeezus says:

        and my carbon print about what? someone was going on about how no one deserves to die that way gang related or not…i disagreed because gangs in my neighborhood have only caused problems for my life and have never done anything but steal or intimidate. gangs act that way so naturally they’ll more likely get acted on that way in return. so i should support gangs or shut my mouth? no, i can disagree. but i dont care anymore, i support them 100% now. go at it. whatever man.

  13. Realist says:

    They kill one another, works for me. You don’t see the Klan going through there, (As most of these groups blame white people for all their problems) it’s these violent dumb cultures. Education would have saved them both but they needed rims for their El Caminos. F’em and move on and move from the area if you are over in NoHo.

    1. Robbie says:

      Let’s see if you like if the same thing happens to one of your loved ones

    2. Wondering says:

      You people have no respect! I know Deon’s parents, they are devastated! Deon came from a good family with values. Why is it no one is saying anything about the killers? Why is there no respect for life anymore? What about the people having the party who refused the police entrance for 15-20 minutes? They should all be arrested for obstruction. The missing camcorder? Nobody knows the truth yet, but think long and hard if this one of your loved ones…..

      1. Jeezus says:

        the way the story first read, without names and the details given since the story’s been updated, made it sound like one gang member shot another gang member and one of em died and the other didn’t. Obviously, if it were two non gang members getting shot by a gang member, then everyone here was mistaken. The way the story read made it sound like it was all gang related and two gang members got each other. Sounds instead like innocent lives were in fact taken here, as deon and wilson weren’t gang affiliated.

  14. Ldb says:

    I rebuke the demon leaving these heartless, cruel, and evil comments! Rest in Peace Deon and Wilson.

  15. panda says:

    This article is soo in correct and first off Deon is not 19 he was 22. And the killers were gang related. Its shameful how no one saw anything and my poor aunt having to accept her son is gone in a manner that no one should have to loose their life. Execution straight to the head. He didnt even have a chance to fight for his life

    1. Robbie says:

      So they just shot them in cold blood because of gang affiliations?

  16. Robbie says:

    Yes they were black. I don’t know that much about Deon, but I’m sure he was a great person too. However, I did know who was Wilson was. Most people who saw his appearance only may just think of him as your average street thug, but he was way more than that. He was a kind, caring, positive individual who lit up a room when he walked in. Wilson was a role model that made a difference and touched peoples lives. A lot of people are are now suffering the loss of a great human being, but none other than his wife and three children he lived for and will never get to see grow up. So to anyone who has any jokes or negative comments on this post, it’s only fair that they know who Wilson was and how much he will be missed.

  17. Throwinup Doubleyous says:

    RIP. See u on the other side.

  18. Stop Killing says:

    This “gang related” label is just a way to dehumanize and discredit these young men. They went to a party and became the victims of a violent crime. The person who came to the party with the gun and executed them is the criminal. Every time a young black man is murdered they call it “gang related”, which is code for we have other crimes to solve. They were executed by a person who will probably kill again. If this was not “gang related” this person who did the killing would be considered a criminal, The person who murdered them has probably killed before and will kill again, which makes them a serial killer, but since it is “gang related” they don’t use those terms. Who is making these guns available to these young men to buy on the street? Are these “gang related” crimes ever solved. We need to stop these killing because when we kill each other we are killing ourselves.

  19. Tiered of the violence says:

    This “gang related” label is just a way to dehumanize and discredit these young men. They went to a party and became the victims of a violent crime. The person who came to the party with the gun and executed them is the criminal. Every time a young black man is murdered they call it “gang related”, which is code for we have other crimes to solve. They were executed by a person who will probably kill again. If this was not “gang related” this person who did the killing would be considered a criminal, The person who murdered them has probably killed before and will kill again, which makes them a serial killer, but since it is “gang related” they don’t use those terms. Who is making these guns available to these young men to buy on the street? Are these “gang related” crimes ever solved.

    1. A says:

      I TOTALLY AGREE WITH UR COMMENT

  20. DAX says:

    Why do these COWARDS always hide behind guns and use violence to settle everything? oh ya they haven’t Evolved

  21. Eric Kent says:

    It is really sad that people feel it is necessary to handle disagreements with guns. Man that is the ultimate cowards way whatver happened to come on lets take it outside and you would go outside and fight and when it was over you shook hands whether you won or lost and then it was OVER. And your friends would make you make it be over because everyone wants to have a good time and nobody wants the party to end because the little boys cant get along. I am white and believe you me we had GUNS but we did not use them to settle a disagreement we used our fists and like I said when it was over we shook hands and walked away. We had a sense of fair play like we would not keep kicking someone when they were down and we didn’t jump a person with 5 guys on one these are all things that Latinos do. They say if you fight one bean you fight the whole burrito and that is true they are very cowardly and if they lose a fight they will go and get a gun. We white folks didn’t play that way.

  22. Eric Kent says:

    Oh one more thing to the people who lost their loved one. I am sorry for you and hope that one day these animals will learn to be a man and settle their problems like men do. It doesn’t take a man to pull a trigger any lame assed sissy can pull a trigger. It takes a man to handle his business, wipe the dust off, shake hands, and move along. I know how hard it is to lose a fight all you want is to destroy your opponent. But it takes a man to NOT go get a gun!!! To shake the ass whipping off and move along. I pray that these thugs grow up because all they are is dangerous little boys with guns throwing a temper tantrum and shooting someone.

  23. Shabrie says:

    i wonder y so many people tlk non sense yall dont even know they werent in no gang thats my fam you tlking about… no one will ever know untill you go threw it real spit .. all i know is who ever klled them wil pay for it ill leave that up to thee one up above … R.I.P FAM…..😦

  24. Cornelio says:

    My o my
    The outpouring of love from fellow gangsters
    y’all just as guilty

  25. Looney says:

    R.I.P My niggas one love

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