Authorities Thursday identified a 38-year-old man who was fatally shot 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 Christopher Gomez, whose city of residence was not known, on the ground with gunshot wounds, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

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

No further details were available, and it was not known 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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