SAN PEDRO ( — A man was shot to death Tuesday morning in San Pedro.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. at an auto upholstery shop where the victim worked near Fifth Street and Pacific Avenue, according to Richard French of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Police said the man was getting out of his dark green pickup truck when the suspect, who was wearing a surgical mask, shot him and fled.

Co-workers of the victim described him as nice and harmless.

The investigation is ongoing.

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