Man Shot to Death in Huntington Park

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Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal shooting in Huntington Park on Dec. 7, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal shooting in Huntington Park on Dec. 7, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

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A man died following a shooting in a commercial neighborhood in Huntington Park on Friday afternoon, officials said.

The shooting took place just after 5:20 p.m. in the 6500 block of Wilson Avenue, just south of 65th Street, Deputy Morgan Arteaga of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Information Bureau said in a written statement.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene, the deputy said. A suspect description was not immediately released.

Officials later told KTLA the victim was shot multiple times in the torso and investigators did not find a weapon at the scene. The shooting is not believed to be gang-related.

No other details were released.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau, which is assisting the Huntington Park Police Department in the investigation, at 323-890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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