Homicide detectives investigating shooting death of man in Santa Clarita

Authorities cordoned off the scene of a shooting after a man was killed near an apartment complex in Santa Clarita on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. (KABC)

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Santa Clarita Thursday afternoon.

An adult male was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the 20900 block of Costa Brava around 12:30 p.m. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Neighbors in an apartment complex where the shooting took place said they heard two gunshots, saw a car speeding away and then found a man bleeding on the ground.

No further information was immediately available. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LASD Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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