LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A man was fatally shot in a South L.A. hotel room Saturday, police said.

The victim was found with a gunshot wound to the head in the 8400 block of South Figueroa Street at about 2 a.m., LAPD Sgt. Donni Ellison said. The only apparent hotel on that street was the New Bay Hotel at the corner of South Figueroa Street and Manchester Avenue.

Police reported that the victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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