The murder was reported shortly after 12 pm, said Im.
He had no further details about the incident, but NBC 4 says the fatal shooting took place in an alleyway.
Police have closed Pennsylvania at 1st.
Update @ 7:20 PM: Police said the shooting victim was a male Latino between the ages of 20 to 25, based on preliminary information. There is no information on the suspect or suspects.
LAPD investigating a fatal shooting in an alley at State St & 1st St in Boyle Heights. pic.twitter.com/n67XVyVRbg
— Angie Crouch (@AngieNBCLA) August 8, 2018
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