LYNWOOD – Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives Wednesday are investigating the shooting death of a man in Lynwood. The shooting occurred a few blocks away from a homeless shelter operated by Los Angeles County.
Deputies from the Century Sheriff’s Station were called at approximately 10:22 p.m. Tuesday to the 5100 block of Imperial Highway, east of Atlantic Avenue, where they located the victim in a parking lot who was suffering from gunshot wounds, said Deputy Brenda Serna of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
The victim, who detectives believe is between 18 and 25 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Serna said authorities do not know if the shooting was gang-related.
There was no additional information on the death available.
Anyone with information about this death was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.