Sheriff’s homicide detectives Saturday were investigating the fatal shooting of a man in his 40s in East Los Angeles.

Deputies responded to a call in the 900 block of South Bonnie Beach Place, near Whittier Boulevard, at about 7:30 p.m. Friday. They found the victim — a Latino male — in an alley, according to Deputy Michelle Sanchez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim — whose name was not released — died shortly thereafter at a hospital, Sanchez said.

There was no information available regarding the suspect or suspects.

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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