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Police investigate second shooting

October 04, 2011|By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com

Hours after officers shot and killed a Rosamond man during a gun battle Friday on San Fernando Road, police said residents reported separate gunfire roughly two miles away.

Detectives are still investigating the second shooting, which occurred about 6:36 p.m. on the 600 block of South Belmont Street, according to Glendale police reports.

No injuries or damage were reported in the shooting, but police found 15 9mm-ammunition casings on the street.

No one has been arrested and no suspects have been identified in connection with the shooting, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said.

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The shooting, he said, is not related to the earlier incident involving two officers who killed 38-year-old Antonio Tafolla-Diaz, who fired numerous rounds at them about 2:30 a.m. on San Fernando Road at Glendale Avenue.

In the second shooting, witnesses told police that they had seen a dark-colored SUV fleeing Belmont after the shots were fired.

Anyone with information about the shooting may call the Glendale Police Department Robbery Unit at (818) 548-3987 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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