A man was fatally wounded Sunday evening in the parking lot of a Palmdale apartment complex.

The shooting was reported about 10:30 p.m. in the 38400 block of Fifth Street East, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Paramedics rushed the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Koerner said.

Homicide detectives were conducting a crime scene investigation, he said.

A news videographer at the scene said the shooting occurred in the parking lot of an apartment complex near an alley used to access the area.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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