POMONA, Calif. – A man was shot to death in a Pomona alley, authorities said Monday.
Hector Zarate Jr., 35, died at the scene, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office reported.
The shooting was reported at 7:36 p.m. Sunday in the 2400 block of Angela Street, according to Pomona police Sgt. Iain Miller.
“Responding officers found a male adult suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the alley,” Miller said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and his name withheld pending notification of family.
Homicide detectives conducted a crime scene investigation and while no suspects were identified and the motive for the shooting was unknown, the attack was not believed to have been random, Miller said.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).