LANCASTER, Calif. – A man who was found shot to death in the parking lot of a Lancaster shopping center was identified Tuesday, authorities said.
The shooting was reported at 11:12 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of West Avenue K, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
Gabriel Frias, 46, was identified as the victim of the shooting, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.
Frias was pronounced dead at the scene, Koerner said.
Information about Frias and what led to the shooting was not available.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives were conducting a crime scene investigation, Koerner said.
News video from the scene showed sheriff’s deputies shielding Frias’ body next to a white utility truck parked at the shopping center.
Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.