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.