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Shooting Death In Bell Gardens Under Investigation

An investigation is underway in the shooting death of a boy in Bell Gardens last week

The shooting occurred in the 5600 block of Gotham Street around 5 p.m. Nov 13, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Rich Pena said.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Pena said.

The killing is being jointly investigated by sheriff’s homicide detectives and the Bell Gardens Police Department, Pena said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous information can be provided by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA and information to CRIMES (274637).