Man killed in possible gang-related shooting in East LA: police

A man was killed in what police believe was a gang-related shooting in East Los Angeles early Monday morning, authorities said. 

The deadly shooting occurred in the 900 block of South Duncan Avenue at the intersection of Whittier Boulevard around 1:20 a.m., Deputy Michelle Sanchez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Information Bureau said. 

Deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call. Arriving deputies found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Paramedics rushed the victim to a local hospital where he died, sheriff’s officials said. 

A detailed description of the suspect was not available. 

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call homicide detectives at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. 

CNS contributed to this report.