Young Man Fatally Shot in South L.A. Intersection: Sheriff’s Department

Police cordon off an area where a male was fatally shot in South Los Angeles on June 23, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot in a South Los Angeles intersection Friday morning, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

The incident occurred at the intersection of South Hooper Avenue and East 92nd Street in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South L.A.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s Department initially described the victim as a woman before updating the gender.

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It is unclear what led up to the shooting.

No arrests have been made in the case and officials have not released any suspect description.

No further information has been released about the victim.

The investigation is ongoing.