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.

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

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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