LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —   LA County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man on the 11800 block of Berendo Avenue.

The victim was outside of his residence, on his back porch, when an unknown suspect(s) approached the victim and shot him around 1 a.m. Sunday morning. The victim retreated inside his residence where a 911 call was made.

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The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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The suspect fled the area prior to the deputies’ arrival.

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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.