Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man in El Monte Thursday, officials said.
Officers responded to a motel in the 10000 block of Valley Boulevard around 2:10 p.m. after receiving a call about shots fired and a gunshot victim, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
Police arrived to find the victim, described as a Hispanic man in his 20s, suffering from gunshot wounds.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, the department said.
There was no suspect description available, nor was there a murder weapon found.
The shooting is being investigated as gang-related, officials said.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. To provide information anonymously, call 800-222-8477, or visit lacrimestoppers.org.