Coroner’s officials Sunday released the name of a 29-year-old man who was shot and killed in Malibu.

The victim was identified as Daniel Hernandez of El Monte, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

Deputies from the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station responded at 4:25 p.m. Friday to a shots-heard call in the 27500 block of Pacific Coast Highway, near Winding Way, according to Deputy Armando Viera Jr. of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

“He was in his (pickup truck) suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso,” Lt. Brandon Dean told reporters Friday night.

Dean said it appeared the shooting took place in the driveway of a home. Hernandez died at the scene.

Anyone with information about the shooting was encouraged 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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