EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A man was shot and killed Sunday in East Los Angeles.
The shooting occurred at 2:40 a.m. in the 3800 block of Whittier Boulevard, according to Deputy Lisa Jansen of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Information Bureau.READ MORE: Teen Girl Attacked, Knocked Unconscious While Jogging In Culver City
“When deputies arrived, they checked the area for any suspicious activity and found a bloody trail on a sidewalk, which they followed into an apartment building,” Jansen said. “The deputies found a male lying on the stairwell inside the apartment building suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper torso.”
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, she said.READ MORE: LA City Council To Consider Requiring COVID Vaccinations For Indoor Dining, Movie Theaters, Concerts, Gyms
The shooting is believed to be gang-related.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives asked anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at (323) 890-5500.MORE NEWS: Tickets On Sale Thursday For Highly-Anticipated Opening Of New Academy Museum
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