The search for a killer in a Tustin fatal shooting continued Wednesday after an investigation led authorities to a Los Feliz apartment where a search warrant was served but no one was found.
Authorities surrounded the apartment complex near Los Feliz Boulevard and North Vermont Avenue about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, evacuating the units in that building as well as surrounding homes, said Tustin police Lt. Bob Wright.
Wright said police were attempting to serve a search warrant related to the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Israel Corpus, who was gunned down around 4 p.m. on Sunday at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of Mitchell Avenue in Tustin. Authorities made contact with someone inside the Los Feliz apartment around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday but Wright said he would not classify the situation as a standoff although a SWAT team was on hand.
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No injuries were reported.
Witnesses told the Los Angeles Times the Los Feliz apartments were evacuated after police arrived, and it appeared that officers were using a robot to coax a person out of one of the apartments. A loud explosion also rang out.
Authorities said early Wednesday that the suspect was not inside and the search continues. The suspect was not identified.