A 45-year-old man was fatally wounded in South Los Angeles and homicide detectives were continuing their investigation of the shooting Saturday.
Deputies responded at 1:59 a.m. to the 1700 block of East 81st and Beach streets where they found the victim in the street. Paramedics rushed him to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.
The investigation was ongoing and no further information was immediately available.
Anyone with information about the shooting was encouraged to contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.