Man Killed in Whittier-Area Shooting

A man was killed in a Whittier-area shooting early Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies stand near the scene of a fatal shooting in the Whittier area on Jan. 8, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

Deputies stand near the scene of a fatal shooting in the Whittier area on Jan. 8, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

The incident was reported about 12:20 a.m. in the 10700 block of Balfour Street, in an unincorporated area of the city.

The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene, officials said.

He was described as being in his mid 30s and suffered a gunshot wound to the torso.

No further information about the shooting has been released, but investigators remained at the scene about 4 a.m. combing the dark cul-de-sac for evidence.

Anyone with information can call the homicide bureau at 323-890-5500.