PASADENA — A young man died early Wednesday following a shooting, authorities said.
Officials received a report of gunshots heard about 12:10 a.m. in the area of Newport Avenue and Stanton Street, Pasadena police officials said in a written statement.
Police found a wounded man, described as a black man in his early-20s, and summoned paramedics, police said.
His name was not released pending confirmation that his family had been notified, coroner’s officials said. He was initially believed to be a Pasadena resident.
The gunshot victim died from his injuries at a hospital a short time later.
Investigators continued seeking the shooter, described as a black man in his late-teens or early-20s.
No vehicle was seen in connection with the crime, according to Lt. Jari Faulkner. Police continued searching for the attacker Wednesday morning.
Anyone with information was asked to contact Pasadena police at 626-744-4241.