East Los Angeles homicide investigation underway

EAST LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KABC) -- A man was fatally shot in East Los Angeles Saturday morning, sheriff's homicide detectives said.

The incident occurred on the 1400 block of South Woods Place shortly around 6:15 a.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Neighbors say they heard loud cries coming from a home, then saw children being escorted out.

Anyone with information was urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department at (323) 890-5500.

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