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Man shot, killed at taco stand in Hawthorne

A man was shot and killed at a taco stand on the 4600 block of West Imperial Highway in Hawthorne on Sunday, March 25, 2012.

March 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A search is under way for the suspect in a deadly shooting at a taco stand in Hawthorne.

The incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday along the 4600 block of West Imperial Highway.

Investigators said the victim was standing at the taco stand when he was shot several times. He ran a short distance before collapsing.

Witnesses said the gunman took off in a white van. The motive for the shooting remains unknown.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.