A man was shot to death in the unincorporated South Whittier area Tuesday evening.

The shooting was reported about 8:15 p.m. in the 11900 block of Leland Avenue, between Loma Vista Elementary School and the Candlewood Country Club, according to Deputy Miguel Meza of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

No suspect description was provided.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing and anyone with information 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 lacrimestoppers.org.

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