A hit-and-run call in South L.A. led to authorities to open a shooting investigation early Tuesday morning.
According to Los Angeles Police Department officials, the initial call of a vehicle colliding with a pedestrian came in just before 4 a.m. near the intersection of 84th Street and Western Avenue in Manchester Square.
When Los Angeles City Fire Department first responders arrived on scene, they called for LAPD units upon discovering a victim with a gunshot wound, preliminary information from police indicates.
The call was then changed to a shooting investigation, LAPD said.
Officers remained on scene as of 6 a.m. Tuesday conducting an investigation.
No suspect description has been released by authorities.
Nancy Fontan contributed to this report.