Man Found Shot Dead, With Gunshot Wound to Back of Head in Westlake Apartment

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A man was found dead in a Westlake apartment complex on Jan. 14, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

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Police found a man with a gunshot wound to the back of his head dead in a hallway at a Westlake apartment early Wednesday morning, according to Los Angeles Police Department officials.

An unknown woman reported the incident to police around 2 a.m. at an apartment complex at 1833 West Fifth St. (map), LAPD Sgt. Melvin Gamble said.

Responding officers found the man's body in a fourth-floor hallway, but no shell casings or other evidence were located.

Police were investigating the death and trying to locate the woman who reported it.

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