LOS ANGELES – A 26-year-old man who was fatally shot on the Metro A (Blue) Line tracks in the unincorporated Florence-Firestone area between South Los Angeles and South Gate was identified Wednesday.
The Los Angeles County identified Osvaldo Cruz Gonzalez as the shooting victim.
The shooting was reported just after 4:25 p.m. Monday in the 8600 block of Graham Avenue, near Firestone Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies from Transit Services Bureau responded to Metro’s Firestone Station and upon their arrival found Gonzalez lying on the northbound tracks suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
According to investigators, the shooting does not appear to be a random attack
Gonzalez was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
No suspect description was immediately available.
Authorities asked anyone with information on the shooting 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.