Man shot and killed at South Gate house party

SOUTH GATE - A 22-year-old man was fatally shot outside a South Gate house party early Saturday.Authorities believe the shooting was gang-related. The victim, who was not publicly identified, was standing outside a home on the 6100 block of Nevada Avenue at about 12:40 a.m. when he was approached by three male Hispanics. An argument ensued and one of the suspects began firing at the victim, authorities with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. As the victim collapsed, the suspects ran from the scene. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the torso area. He was taken to a local hospital where he died. No description of the shooter was available. Anyone with information asked to call detectives at (323) 890-5500.

********** Published: August 30, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 20