A 28-year-old man was found shot dead at a homeless encampment in South Gate, authorities said Saturday.
South Gate police officers dispatched at 11:30 p.m. Friday regarding shots heard in the 8600 block of Atlantic Avenue arrived at a homeless encampment and found the victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and there was no suspect or suspect vehicle description. It was unknown whether the shooting was gang related.
The sheriff’s Homicide Bureau urged anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.