By CBSLA Staff

LANCASTER (CBSLA) – A boy was shot and killed in Lancaster Thursday night.

The shooting occurred at about 7:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Avenue H, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The boy was rushed to a hospital, where he died several hours later, the sheriff’s department said. His name was not immediately released.

The circumstances of the shooting and a motive were unclear. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information on the case should call detectives at 323-890-5500.