Coroner’s officials Tuesday identified a 32-year-old man who was shot to death in East Los Angeles.
Authorities were responding to a reported two-vehicle collision with possible injuries at Union Pacific and South Vancouver avenues at about 2 a.m. Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
But when Los Angeles County firefighters arrived at the scene they found the victim — later identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office as Eddgar Perez of East Los Angeles — dead from a gunshot wound, Dispatch Supervisor Michael Pittman said.
It was not immediately clear if a collision prompted the shooting or was the result of the shooting.
No suspect information was released.
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