POMONA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a homeless man was shot and killed overnight on Sunday.

Several gunshots were heard in the 1900 block of west Orange Grove around 2:45 a.m., Pomona police said in a department statement.

According to the statement, those in the area didn’t initially call police.

Rather, the victim’s body was discovered in the 600 block of New York Drive around 7 a.m. by a person driving by.

When police arrived on scene, they located the unidentified victim, who was deceased.

The statement said it appeared the victim had setup a small sleeping area just across from the parking lot where he was shot. He was struck multiple times.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to call Pomona police Detectives Shope or Aguirre at (909) 620-2085.

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