14-year-old complainant was shot in the abdomen

HPOU’s Lam with Detective Hall

On April 12, 2023, Detective Hall with Major Assault was assigned an Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon where a 14-year-old complainant was shot in the abdomen when he and his father were innocently caught in a crossfire situation. Det. Hall with assistance of his partner Det. Godoy met with officers on scene who advised they located the suspect vehicle utilizing FLOCK and found that it was stolen. Det. Hall spoke to the complainant of the stolen vehicle, and she stated she believed it was her brother that stole the vehicle. Det. Hall spoke to a juvenile who stated that he was the target of the shooting and found that the suspect was in a vehicle and shooting at the juvenile at multiple locations.

Det. Hall interviewed all parties involved including the intended juvenile target, which took place in Georgia due to the juvenile’s recent move. Det. Hall gathered evidence to include witness statements, information from social media accounts, and a warrant for a geo location for the phone that put the suspect at the shooting locations. Det. Hall was able to secure 6 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on the suspect. Due to Det. Hall’s dedication and thoroughness throughout this investigation as well as coordinated teamwork, a dangerous criminal with no regard for human life was removed from the streets. For this, the union awards Detective Shaun Hall investigator of the month.

Author Editorial Staff

Published August 7, 2023