LANCASTER – A man was shot to death late Sunday night in the parking lot of a Lancaster shopping center, authorities said.
The shooting was reported around 11:12 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, in the 1100 block of West Avenue K, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“Lancaster Station deputies responded… regarding a gunshot victim call for service. Upon arriving, deputies discovered the victim laying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene,” the LASD news release states.
Sheriff’s officials have not yet released any information about what led to the shooting, and the incident remains under investigation.
The victim’s name has not yet been released pending next of kin notification, but he was a Hispanic man in his 40s, according to the sheriff’s department and the coroner’s office.
Anyone with information on this fatal shooting is encouraged to call homicide detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.