LANCASTER – A man was found shot to death early Saturday morning in Lancaster, authorities said.
He was identified as 22-year-old William Settle of Lancaster, said coroner’s Lt. David Smith.
The fatal shooting was reported around 1:31 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 1700 block of East Avenue J-4, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“Lancaster Station deputies were dispatched to the location regarding an ‘assault with a deadly weapon, shots fired’ call,” the news release states. “When they arrived, they found a male… lying on a walkway unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds to the torso area.”
Settle was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. To remain anonymous, call “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).