A man was shot to death Saturday in the unincorporated Athens area bordering South Los Angeles and the shooter remained at large.

The shooting in the 1000 block of West Imperial Highway, near Vermont Avenue, was reported around 5:20 p.m., according to Deputy Veronica Fantom of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The man died at the scene, she said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

A motive for the shooting was unknown.

No suspect information was available.

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