LENNOX (CBSLA.com) — Detectives Monday were continuing their investigation into the death of a 23-year-old man who was killed while trying to move his car.

The victim, identified by family as Gerardo Gomez, was shot just before 9 p.m. Sunday in the 4100 block of West 105th Street in Lennox, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Deputies responded to the scene and found the man suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to witnesses, Gomez was trying to move his car off the street when a dark colored sedan drove up.

“The suspects, two male Hispanics, 20-25 years old, confronted the victim wanting to know if he was a gang member,” officials said.”One of the suspects started struggling with the victim.  During the struggle, the second suspect shot the victim.”

The men then fled the scene eastbound on 105th Street. Gomez was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

No suspect description was released. Anyone with information should call the LASD’s Homicide Bureau at (323)890-5500.

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