Young man killed in Wilmington shooting

Los Angeles police are investigating a Friday afternoon homicide in Wilmington.

Officers responded to the 600 block of Lagoon Avenue at about 12:30 p.m. for a report of gunfire in the area and found a man about 20-25 years old suffering from a gunshot wound, LAPD said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released. Police believe this may have been a gang-related shooting.

A description of the shooter was not immediately known.

No further details were released by police. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this deadly homicide may call the Los Angeles Police Department.