A man was shot and killed in East Los Angeles, authorities said Saturday.
Deputies responded to the 1200 block of South Augusta Avenue, near the Long Beach (710) and Santa Ana (5) freeways, at about 9:30 p.m. Friday 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 suspect description was not immediately available. The name of the victim will be released pending notification of next of kin, according to coroner’s officials.
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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