A man in his 40s was standing on a corner near the unincorporated Athens area was shot and killed Monday.
The shooting occurred about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Imperial Highway, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez told City News Service.
Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene, Lopez said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.
A motive for the shooting was unknown at this point and there is no description of a suspect.
No other victims were reported.
Anyone with information on this homicide was asked to call the LAPD’s Southeast Division at 213-972-7828. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.