An approximately 20-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday in the unincorporated Westmont area, and a man and woman were detained for questioning.

The shooting occurred about 11:25 a.m. in the 1000 block of 97th Street, near Vermont Avenue, according to Deputy Eric Ortiz.

The victim was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound in his upper torso while sitting inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man and woman were detained by deputies and were questioned, Ortiz said.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.

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