Gunman Wanted In Connection With Shooting Death Of Man In LA

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Homicide detectives Monday sought the public’s help to locate a person of interest wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 42-year-old man.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers are attempting to locate 38-year-old Ishmell Augustus Sasso.

Sasso is an African American man who stands 5-foot-5 tall and weighs around 165 pounds.

(credit: LAPD)

(credit: LAPD)

Around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Glen Troy Jones became involved in a verbal dispute with his friends and an unknown man at a home located near the 400 block of East 41st Street.

Detectives said the suspect produced a semi-automatic handgun and fired multiple rounds, striking Jones.

Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Sasso has been urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at (323) 846-6556.

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