NORWALK (  —  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives say a suspect is in custody following the shooting death of an adult male in Norwalk Saturday.

The shooting occurred in the 11400 block of Lindale Street around 1:10 p.m.

The victim — who had multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso — was pronounced dead at the scene. According to City News Service the victim was a Latino in his 40s. On Sunday, he was identified as 44-year-old Joe Nava.

Officials later said they had a suspect in custody. On Sunday, the suspect was officially identified as 44-year-old Jose Nunez. The suspect is being held without bail.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim lived at the residence with his sister and her boyfriend, deputies said. The sister’s boyfriend has been detained as the suspect, they added.

A rifle was recovered at the scene, authorities said.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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