A boy was shot to death Friday in the unincorporated Florence area near Huntington Park.

The shooting occurred at about 3 p.m. in the 6600 block of Holmes Avenue, near Wilmington Avenue and the border with Huntington Park, according to Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The boy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name was not released.

Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are investigating the shooting. Anyone with information was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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