Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A man died after being shot in Pacoima early Tuesday, police said.

The shooting occurred in the 12700 block of Branford Street around 12:25 a.m., said a Los Angeles Police Department sergeant.

The victim died at a hospital following surgery. He was a man in his 30s, the sergeant said, adding that a man in his 20s was taken into custody, but his role in the shooting was still being investigated.

The sergeant said the shooting was not gang-related, but the motive for it was not immediately determined.

—City News Service

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