LA PUENTE ( — Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances behind the shooting death of a 23-year-old man in La Puente.

Authorities responded to a report of shots fired at approximately 11:15 p.m. Thursday in the 15800 block of Sierra Vista Court.

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Coroner’s officials have identified the victim as Thomas Salas.

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Peter Gomez told City News Service Salas was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information was available at press time.

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