Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in a commercial neighborhood in La Mirada on Wednesday night.
The shooting was first reported about 9:15 p.m. in the 13900 block of Rosecrans Avenue, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said in a written statement.
Authorities said the victim, initially described only as a man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
No further details were available as the investigation remained in its early stages.
Sheriff's officials asked the public to avoid the area at this time.
Anyone with information can reach the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
UPDATE 04/01/23 18:14: The victim has been identified as Nestor Tlahuel Mendez, 30, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office'