One man was killed and another wounded in a shooting Tuesday in South Gate.

Officers responded about 2:50 p.m. to the 8900 block of Elizabeth Avenue, near Firestone Boulevard, and found the two victims, both of whom were taken to a hospital where one died and the other was treated for his wounds, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which was assisting South Gate police with the investigation.

A motive for the shooting and description of any suspects were not immediately available.

The name of the man killed was not disclosed.

Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call 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

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