A man was found shot dead near the outskirts of Koreatown, police said Saturday.

Officers dispatched at 8:57 p.m. Friday to a “shots fired” call in the 500 block of South Berendo Street found the man suffering from gunshot wounds, said Officer Rosario Cervantes of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and a vehicle was reported leaving the location in an unknown direction, Cervantes said.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide was urged to call the LAPD’s Olympic station at 213-382-9102.

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