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

A man was killed Thursday morning in a shooting in the unincorporated Florence-Firestone area of Los Angeles County near South Los Angeles and the shooter was on the loose.

Deputies responded to the 1300 block of Florence Avenue, between Central and Compton avenues, about 12:50 a.m, when they located the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

A motive for the shooting was not disclosed, and the name of the victim was not released.

A description of the shooter was not immediately available.

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