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LYNWOOD (CBSLA.com) — An investigation was underway Thursday after a man was killed in a shooting near a Lynwood mini mall.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the 10900 block of Long Beach Boulevard about 6:45 p.m. to investigate the circumstances of the death.

The L.A. County Fire Department took the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The area surrounding the mall was closed down.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Further information was not immediately available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the LAPD Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus the tip to CRIMES (274637) or by using the Crime Stoppers website.

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