A man was shot and killed in Norwalk, and sheriff’s deputies say the shooting was gang related.
It occurred just before 9 p.m. Saturday on the 14400 block of Pioneer Boulevard, according to Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
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Deputies responded to a call about an “assault with a deadly weapon/gunshot victim down” and found the man suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
He had been in the parking lot behind a business on Pioneer when he was approached by several men who opened fire following a short conversation.
The suspects fled and are still at large and no weapon was recovered.
The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers, (800) 222-8477.
–City News Service