PALMDALE – A man in his 30s was shot to death outside an apartment complex in Palmdale Sunday night, authorities said.
The shooting was reported around 8:31 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, on the 1000 block of East Avenue Q, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“Deputies from Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded… regarding a gunshot victim call… When deputies arrived they found the victim, a Hispanic male, 30-35 years of age, unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper torso,” the news release states. Video from the scene showed the man lying motionless under a staircase at the Arbor apartment complex.
The victim was treated by the Los Angeles County Fire Department and pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released pending next of kin notification.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting were not immediately available, and the incident remains under investigation.
“There is no suspect or suspect vehicle information at this time,” the sheriff’s news release states.
Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call homicide detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.