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Man found dead near Angeles National campsite

The Angeles National Forest is shown in this undated file photo.

April 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are investigating the shooting death of a man found near the Chantry Flats Campground of Angeles National Forest.

Passerby notified authorities after they found a man lying in the road near the campsite at about 5:40 p.m. Thursday.

When investigators arrived, they found the victim with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim's identity was not immediately released.

If you have any information regarding this case, you're urged to contact Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.