BALDWIN PARK — A man was shot and killed early Friday in front of a bus stop, authorities said.
The name of the victim was not released Friday pending notification of his family, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said. He was initially described as a white man in his 20s.
Deputies said the shooting happened at 12:16 a.m. on Los Angeles Street and Merced Avenue and that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. However, they didn’t have details yet on what led to the shooting or who found the man.
He was found suffering form gunshot wounds in front of a bus stop, Winter said.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives, who are assisting Baldwin Park police in the investigation, couldn’t be reached for comment Friday.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or texting “TIPLA” plus the tip to 274637 or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
- Staff report