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Man Fatally Shot in Hawthorne; Suspect Outstanding: LASD

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A man was shot and killed Friday evening in Hawthorne, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. in the 14100 block of South Prairie Ave. Responding deputies located a man who was shot in his upper torso.

The man, who was identified only as being Hispanic, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives are investigating whether the shooting was possibly gang-related.

No suspect information was available.

The investigation is ongoing.