A man found shot to death near a bike path along the Los Angeles River in South Gate was a West Covina resident, authorities said Saturday.

Jorge Rivera Jr. was 28 years old, according to coroner’s Lt. David Smith.

Detectives were sent to Southern Avenue and Burtis Street about 6:40 a.m. Friday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

No arrests were reported. Sheriff’s Homicide detectives were assisting South Gate police in the investigation.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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