Man fatally wounded in shooting in Norwalk


NORWALK (CNS) – A man in his 20’s was shot and killed in what authorities said was a gang-related shooting this afternoon in Norwalk.

The sheriff’s Norwalk Station received a report just before 2 p.m. about a gunshot victim in the 13000 block of Liggett Street, near the intersection of Rosecrans and Shoemaker avenues. Deputies arrived and found the man down in the street, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to Deputy Trina Schrader of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, Schrader said. His name was not released.

A detailed description of the suspect was not immediately available.

Anyone with information on this shooting was asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.


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