Man dies after being shot in the head at Huntington Park bus stop, police say

A stretch of Florence Avenue in Huntington Park was closed after a man was shot at a bus stop on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (Loudlabs)

A man was shot and killed early Monday morning at a bus stop in Huntington Park, authorities said.

Officers responded at 2:30 a.m. to a call of a shooting in the 2500 block of Florence Avenue, just west of Pacific Boulevard, according to a spokesperson for the Huntington Park Police Department.

An unidentified man in his 20s was found suffering from a gunshot to the head, said police Sgt. Sidney Abraham. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives were summoned to the location, and a stretch of Florence Avenue was closed as the investigation got underway.

The Metro bus stop is serviced 24 hours a day, but it was unclear if the victim was waiting for the bus at the time of the shooting.

No other information was immediately available.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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