ECHO PARK — One person was shot tonight near Mohawk and Montana streets, police said.
The victim was shot at about 9:30 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Sal Ramirez. He had no further information about the victim’s condition or the cause of the shooting.
Police units remain at the scene.
Update @ 10:52 p.m.: The victim, a male in his late 20s or early 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Ramirez. No suspects are custody. No further details were available.
Update on Tuesday, Oct. 18 @ 5:15 pm: Capt. Arturo Sandoval of the Northeast Division said that no suspects are in custody at this time. The investigation continues.
Update on Wednesday, Oct. 19: The victim has been identified as 36-year-old William Perea.
It was Echo Park’s third murder of the year, according to the L.A. Times Homicide Report.
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