17-year-old boy shot to death in Bellflower prompts investigation

BELLFLOWER, Calif. (KABC) -- Los Angeles County detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Bellflower Saturday night.

The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. in the 16100 block of Bellflower Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The boy was standing in front of a location when a vehicle drove up and a suspect in a newer model gray Honda shot the teen several times, authorities said.

He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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