Sheriff's officials are investigating a deadly shooting in Artesia which claimed a local man's life, and no suspects have been identified.
According to an announcement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the shooting was reported by several witnesses who heard "four to five" gunshots while they were inside their homes near the incident, in the 12100 block of 180th Street.
Deputies were sent to the scene about 1:10 a.m.
"They discovered a 29 year-old male Hispanic, lying on the parkway of his residence, suffering from a gunshot wound," a press release stated. "The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics."
When neighbors heard the gunshots, they came outside to find the man on the ground-- all alone. No suspects or vehicles were seen leaving the area, according to deputies.
"Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the murder," sheriff's officials said.
Anyone with information was asked to call (323) 890-5500.
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
Original story as follows:
A man was shot and killed early Thursday morning in Artesia, authorities said.
The shooting occurred around 1:10 a.m. in the 12100 block of 180th Street near Norwalk Boulevard, said Lt. Martin Rodriguez of the sheriff's Lakewood Station.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Rodriguez said.
No suspect information was immediately available.
-- Reported by Editor Renee Schiavone with additional details by City News Service.