Sheriff’s detectives were searching Monday evening for a 28-year-old cousin of the man who was fatally shot in Huntington Park, a deputy said.

The suspect, who remains at large, was identified as Daniel Placentia, a male Hispanic, said Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez.

Detectives learned that during some sort of family argument, Placentia allegedly shot his cousin. Placentia then fled the scene on a bicycle, peddling south on State Street, Navarro-Suarez said.

The shooting was reported about 1:20 p.m. in the 3400 block of Grand Avenue, sheriff’s Deputy Wally Bracks said. The victim, who was shot in the chest, died at a hospital, Bracks said. His name was withheld pending family notification. No weapon was recovered at the scene.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives were working with Huntington Park police to find Placentia, Navarro-Suarez said.

Placentia was last seen wearing black basketball shorts and a black T-shirt. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds, Navarro-Suarez continued. He has a shaved head and tattoos on both arms. Placentia should be considered armed and dangerous.

Deputies asked anyone with information on the shooting to call the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Tipsters can also Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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