WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — A 34-year-old man has died after being shot in broad daylight in the city of Whittier, authorities said Saturday.

Whittier police said in a written statement that officers responded to the 8000 block of Washington Avenue about 12:11 p.m. following a report of a gunshot wound victim.

When they arrived, the officers located the man and began CPR.

The victim was subsequently taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the man’s name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Police said it’s unclear if the shooting was gang-related.


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