Authorities investigate deadly shooting in Florence

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred in Florence Tuesday night.

Deputies have taped off the immediate area as they protect the crime scene. Homicide detectives are on scene.

The shooting was reported at about 7:34 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Central Avenue. A male victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Sheriff's officials said. The identity of the victim was not immediately known.

Authorities have not released a description of the gunman. No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may dial 800-222-8477 for Crime Stoppers.