By LUCY GUANUNA
East Los Angeles — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the shooting death of a man early Monday morning.
The shooting happened at about 1:50 a.m. on the 3800 block of 4th Street, according a statement released by the sheriff’s department.
Local residents heard gunshots and discovered the victim, a Latino male 20- to 30-years-old, on the sidewalk with numerous gunshot wounds. The victim later died at the scene.
At this time, investigators do not have a description of the suspect and a weapon has not yet been recovered. The shooting is believed to be gang related.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
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