A man was shot and killed Friday evening in East Los Angeles.

Deputies responded to the 1200 block of South Augusta Avenue, near the Long Beach (710) and Santa Ana (5) freeways, about 9:30 p.m. and found the victim, who was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to Deputy James Nagao of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

A detailed suspect description was not immediately available.

Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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