Man struck in head, killed in fight in Westlake District

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Friday, January 13, 2017
Los Angeles police investigate a deadly scene in the Westlake District area of Los Angeles on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.
Los Angeles police investigate a deadly scene in the Westlake District area of Los Angeles on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.
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WESTLAKE DISTRICT, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A homicide investigation was underway in the Westlake District after a fight turned deadly early Friday.

Officers responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon at about 1 a.m. in the 400 block of Hartford Avenue.

According to Los Angeles police Rampart Division officers, there was a fight and a suspect struck a man in the head with an unspecified object.

The unidentified victim received blunt force trauma to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

One person was detained, but it was not clear if that person is the murder suspect.