LANCASTER ( — A 47-year-old man was found fatally shot Monday morning near his all-terrain cycle in Lancaster.

Stephen Finson, of Lancaster, was discovered with a gunshot wound at 8:58 a.m. in the 13300 block of East Avenue H.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said Finson’s family reported him missing around 1 a.m. after he failed to return from the desert on his cycle. He was last seen Sunday afternoon.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the crime was encouraged to contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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