Norwalk man detained following shooting of girlfriend's brother

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies investigate a fatal shooting in Norwalk on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.

A man was in custody Saturday following a violent domestic dispute that left his girlfriend's brother dead in Norwalk.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies responded to a call at about 1:10 p.m. about an assault with a deadly weapon in the 11400 block of Lindale Street. When deputies arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds in the upper torso.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said the victim lived at the home with his sister and her boyfriend. That boyfriend was detained.

Authorities earlier wrongly reported that the brother had shot the boyfriend.

An investigation was underway. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
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