Man in his 20s shot to death in Bell; investigation underway

Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a fatal shooting in Bell on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

An investigation is underway after a man in his 20s was fatally shot in Bell, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

Officers were called to the 4000 block of Randolph Street around 3:30 a.m. following a call about gunshots fired.

When officers arrived on scene, they saw a car that had crashed into a detached garage. Police found a man sitting in the front seat of the vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

A witness told investigators that an unknown man was seen leaving the location on a bicycle shortly after the shooting. A description of the suspect was not available.

No arrests were made, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting were not clear. The victim's identity was not immediately released.

If you have any relevant information about this incident, you're urged to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. You can also provide anonymous tips by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
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