Man Fatally Shot in Echo Park Area; Gunman Sought

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The corner of East Edgeware Road and Kellam Avenue is seen in this image taken from Google Maps.

Police were investigating a fatal shooting in the Echo Park area Monday morning.

A man was shot in the stomach near the corner of East Edgeware Road and Kellam Avenue at about 1:15 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department Officer Liliana Preciado said.

The shooting victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition, where he later died, according to Preciado.

The gunman fled the scene in an unidentified vehicle, Preciado said.

It was unclear if the shooting was gang related.