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

A man was shot and killed Tuesday evening in the unincorporated Willowbrook area near South Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Century Station received a call about 7 p.m. regarding a gunshot victim in the 1500 block of East 123rd Street, near Compton Avenue, where they found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, according to Deputy James Nagao.

The man died at the scene, Nagao said. His name was not immediately released.

Deputies asked that anyone with information on the shooting call the department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or submit a tip anonymously at 800-222-8477.

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