A man shot in the head and killed Saturday morning in East Hollywood was a Los Angeles resident, authorities said.

Roberto Hernandez was 53, coroner’s officials said.

Police responded at 12:20 a.m. to the 800 block of North Mariposa, just north of Melrose Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim now identified as Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motive for the shooting was under investigation and a detailed description of the shooter was not available, police said.

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