LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives are continuing their investigation Friday into a deadly shooting of a man in South Los Angeles.
Authorities say they are searching for a suspect in the shooting death of a man, described by police as Black male, 30 to 40 years old. He was found by police shot to death in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles Thursday.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department units were called at 5:24 p.m. to the 5900 block of Holmes Avenue, near Augustus F. Hawkins Nature Park, on reports of the shooting and found the man suffering from at least one gunshot wound at the scene, according to the department’s Deputy Alejandra Parra.
The shooting victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said Deputy Brenda Serna in a release. His name was withheld pending notification of his family.
The incident does not appear to be gang-related, Serna said.
Events leading up to the shooting were under investigation, and no suspect description was available.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to contact the LASD 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.