LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) โ€” Homicide detectives investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 25-year-old man on Tuesday.

Shortly after 11:45 p.m. on Monday, deputies were sent to the 12200 block of Elva Avenue for report of a gunshot victim call, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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Upon their arrival, authorities located an adult African American man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso.

Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital where he later died. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.

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“Detectives have learned that the victim was standing on the street with a female companion when the suspects approached in a four-door vehicle,” said Deputy Mike Barraza. “One of the suspects, described as a male black adult, exited the vehicle from the driver side rear passenger door and shot the victim.”

Deputies went on the explain the suspect then re-entered the vehicle and fled southbound on Elva Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing as it remains unknown if the shooting is gang-related.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident has been urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.