A man in his 50s was shot Thursday morning in an apparent gang-related shooting in Bell Gardens, authorities said.
The shooting, which took place in the 5800 block of Shull Street, was reported at 1:34 a.m., according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Peter Gomez. The man died at a hospital. His name was withheld pending notification of kin.
According to the preliminary report, the man was standing in the front yard of the residence when someone approached him on foot, shot him, and then fled in a truck or SUV, the sheriff’s department reported.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives were sent to the scene to assist Bell Gardens police in the shooting investigation.
Anyone with more information about the incident should call the sheriff’s homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.