Photo by Ken (Guns & Ammo 2  Uploaded by ShakataGaNai) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Photo by Ken (Guns & Ammo 2 Uploaded by ShakataGaNai) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Authorities Wednesday released the name of a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot in the Florence area of the county.

Eddie Hernandez of Los Angeles was gunned down at 9:15 p.m. Friday in the 1900 block of East 78th Street and died at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

According to the sheriff’s department, Hernandez was shot by one of two men who rode up to him on a mini bike as he stood in a driveway of a residence along with several other people.

The suspect also seriously wounded another man, who was hospitalized, the sheriff’s department reported.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the Sheriffs Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

— Wire reports 

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