A 21-year-old Mission Hills man was gunned down Sunday and the shooter remained on the loose.

The shooting happened just after 2 a.m. at a convenience store at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Whitsett Avenue, according to Los Angeles police.

The man was transported to a local hospital, where he later died, the LAPD reported. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Detectives were expected to canvass the area for surveillance footage, police said.

A motive for the shooting was unknown. No description of the shooter was available.

Anyone with information was asked to call LAPD Homicide Detective Steve Castro at 818-374-1925. Tipsters can also call the LAPD’s 24-hour tipline at 877-527-3247 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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