Los Angeles Sheriff's cruiser
A Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department cruiser. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A man was shot and killed in East Los Angeles Tuesday morning.

Deputies responded about 12:40 a.m. to a call of a gunshot victim in the 6100 block of Whittier Boulevard and located a man between 25 and 30 years old suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Koerner said.

A description of the suspect or vehicle was not immediately available and it was unclear if the shooting was gang-related, he said.

Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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