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Joseph Eric Jones, 23

Joseph Eric Jones, a 23-year-old black man, was fatally shot Wednesday, Sept. 26, near Newport Avenue and Stanton Street in Pasadena, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

Officers responded to a report of gunshots about 12:10 a.m., according to the Pasadena Police Department.

Police found the victim nearby, and paramedics transported him to a local hospital, where he later died, officials said.

The suspect was described as a man in his late teens to early 20s.

Detectives ask anyone with information about the shooting to call police at (626) 744-4241. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Kate Mather

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