LANCASTER – A man was shot multiple times Monday night in Lancaster and pronounced dead at the hospital, authorities said.
The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, in the 44000 block of Gingham Avenue, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“Deputies responded to the area regarding a ‘shots fired’ call,” the news release states. “When they arrived on scene, they discovered a trail of blood that led to the backyard of a residence. They followed the trail and located an unconscious man who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. Deputies immediately performed CPR on the victim.”
The wounded man was taken to a hospital, where he died.
The victim is a black male in his 30s, coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter said Tuesday morning. His name is being withheld pending family notification, Winter added.
There is no suspect information at this time, and the investigation is ongoing, sheriff’s officials said.
Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Informants wishing to supply information anonymously should contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or at http://lacrimestoppers.org.
UPDATED 8.27.16: The deceased has been identified as 41-year-old Yves Stone, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.