NORWALK ( — Authorities say a 25-year-old man has been shot to death in Norwalk overnight.

The victim was located in the 12000 block of Lowemont Street about 1:40 a.m. Sunday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a written statement.

When authorities arrived on scene, they pronounced him dead at the scene.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting were not known although authorities said it was believed to be gang-related.

Anyone with more information about the case was asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.