Man detained following 80-year-old grandfather’s death in West Carson area

Southern California authorities said a man in his 30s has been detained as a "person of interest" following his 80-year-old grandfather's death in the unincorporated West Carson area in Los Angeles County early Friday morning. 

Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were called to a home located in the 1000 block of West 227th Street after the department received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. 

The elderly victim was found unresponsive, and he was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The names of both the victim and the suspect are being withheld at this stage of the investigation. 

No further information was released by officials. 

Those with information that could help with the investigation are asked to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.