By CBSLA Staff

EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a person was shot and killed in East Los Angeles on Thursday night.

The shooting occurred in Boyle Heights, just south of the 5 freeway around 8 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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There may have been another victim, but the sheriff’s department could not confirm the details.

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The suspect fled the scene, and investigators do not yet have a description of the suspect.

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