POMONA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a homeless man was shot and killed overnight on Sunday.
Several gunshots were heard in the 1900 block of west Orange Grove around 2:45 a.m., Pomona police said in a department statement.READ MORE: Public Health Officials Lift Warnings For Certain LA County Beaches
According to the statement, those in the area didn’t initially call police.
Rather, the victim’s body was discovered in the 600 block of New York Drive around 7 a.m. by a person driving by.READ MORE: Fourth Officer Who Responded To January 6 Attack Dies By Apparent Suicide
When police arrived on scene, they located the unidentified victim, who was deceased.
The statement said it appeared the victim had setup a small sleeping area just across from the parking lot where he was shot. He was struck multiple times.MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
Anyone with information about this case was asked to call Pomona police Detectives Shope or Aguirre at (909) 620-2085.