Man found shot to death in East LA alley

A shooting death investigation was underway in East Los Angeles, officials said.

Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were called to a neighborhood in the 5400 block of Via Corona Street, located near the intersection of West Beverly and Atlantic boulevards around 11:05 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1.

Arriving LASD deputies discovered a man lying in the alley suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was declared dead at the scene by LA County Fire paramedics.

A description of the suspect was unavailable and the circumstances leading up to the shooting are unknown.

The name of the shooting victim was not released.

No further information was available.