HAWAIIAN GARDENS (CBSLA.com) — A homicide investigation is underway in Hawaiian Gardens following a fatal shooting Sunday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

An adult Latino was pronounced dead at the scene, which happened around 9:20 a.m. Sunday in the 12200 block of 224 Street.

There were reports that the victim was a father of three.

The victim was found in the driver’s seat of a green compact suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso, deputies said. There were conflicting reports from the scene that said the victim was 43 or 50 years old.

There were also reports that a second man, a 30-year-old was also wounded in the car-to-car shooting.

Detectives are currently investigating.

No suspect information was released.

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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