Sheriff’s homicide detectives Tuesday are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Norwalk.

Deputies from the Norwalk Sheriff’s Station were called at 10:53 p.m. Monday to the 13900 block of Maidstone Avenue where they found the victim, who they say was between 35 and 40 years old, on the ground with gunshot wounds, said Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Paramedics from the Los Angeles County Fire Department arrived and attempted life-saving measures but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no additional information available at this time.

It is unknown if the shooting was gang-related, Koerner said.

Anyone with information about this shooting was asked 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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