Two men were fatally shot Monday in the Lancaster area and a person of interest was detained for questioning, according to investigators.

The shooting was reported about 10:10 a.m. in the 100 Block of East Avenue I, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Deputies arrived at the scene and found the men suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s department reported. The second man was taken to a hospital, where he died of his wounds.

The men were not immediately identified.

One person of interest was detained for questioning by LASD homicide investigators, according to a department statement. No further details were released.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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