Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

Updated at 10:45 a.m., Jan. 30, 2015

A man who was fatally shot in the unincorporated Westmont area was identified Friday.

Norman Edwards, 46, of Los Angeles, died at the scene of the shooting, according to the coroner’s office.

The shooting occurred about 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of West 97th Street, Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said.

Edwards was walking on the sidewalk when he and the suspect had a brief conversation, and he was shot several times, Schrader said. No description was available of the suspect, who was being sought.

—Staff and wire reports

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