An 18-year-old man was shot dead Saturday morning at the Nickerson Gardens public housing apartment complex, where police recovered 18 shell casings, authorities said.

The victim was identified as Christopher Castellan Roque, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. Officials had no place of residence for Roque.

The shooting occurred at 12:40 a.m. in the area of 112th Street and Parmalee Avenue. Police recovered 18 shell casings at the scene of the shooting, according to a watch commander at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast station.

There was no other immediate information.

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