Man shot to death in Palmdale; suspect sought

PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- A 23-year-old man was found shot to death in Palmdale Saturday night.

Authorities received reports of shots fired in 2400 block of East Avenue R-4 around 8:49 p.m.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department homicide detectives learned that the victim was walking down the street when he was shot by an unknown assailant. The man ran a short distance before collapsing on the sidewalk.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses in the neighborhood who were interviewed told detectives that they heard gunshots in the area.

There was no suspect information. 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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