1 dead in Malibu shooting; homicide detectives investigating: Officials

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Authorities respond to investigate a shooting death in Malibu on May 21, 2021. (KTLA)

Authorities respond to investigate a shooting death in Malibu on May 21, 2021. (KTLA)

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is conducting a death investigation after deputies responded to reports of a shooting in Malibu Friday afternoon. 

Homicide detectives arrived at the 27500 block of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu after receiving a call of a gunshot victim. Deputies found one person who had been shot. 

Deputies responded to reports of gunfire around 4:25 p.m. and discovered a man in his 20s had been shot, officials said.

The victim was sitting in his vehicle and had been shot at least once in the upper torso, authorities said.

The man died at the scene.

A motive was unknown, a detectives were continuing to investigate.  

No additional details were available.

Anyone with information can contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

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