(L.A.) Christopher Mercurio, 50, Killed by LASD

Case Number: 2023-00483

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 50-year-old Caucasian male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Christopher Mercurio.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wounds of Chest

RIP CHRISTOPHER MERCURIO (March 1, 1972 – January 12, 2023)

The decedent is the victim of an “officer-involved shooting” committed by the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department in the 24000 block of Valencia Boulevard in Valencia. Of the five cases of homicide involving the LASD, this so far is the only one being handled by the Department of Justice.