A boy was killed Saturday morning in a shooting in Cudahy.
Deputies from the East Los Angeles station responded at 12:30 a.m. to a call of a gunshot victim in the 5200 block of Clara Street, where they found the victim with a single gunshot to his upper body, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, the department said.
A motive for the shooting and description of the shooter were not available.
The name of the victim will be released pending notification of next of kin, according to the coroner’s office.
Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives urged anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.