A man was shot to death on a street in the Athens area of Los Angeles County, authorities said Saturday.

The shooting was reported at about 5:10 p.m. Friday in the 12000 block of Berendo Avenue, according to Deputy Miguel Meza of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies were called to the scene on a report of assault with a deadly weapon, Meza said.

“Upon arrival, they found the victim lying unresponsive in the street suffering from a gunshot wound,” he said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, Meza said. His name was withheld while next of kin were notified.

Suspect information was not available.

Detectives canvassed the area in search of surveillance video and witnesses, he said.

Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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