Man chased, then fatally shot

NORWALK - A man was shot and killed on the 13500 block of Norwalk Boulevard last week, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced.The victim, a male Hispanic adult, was walking east on Front Street towards Norwalk Boulevard at about 11:54 p.m. on June 28 when he was approached by three Hispanic men, authorities said. The victim was chased to a nearby business where he was fatally shot in the upper torso by one of the men. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities did not say if they believe the shooting was gang-related. No arrests have been made. Anyone with additional information on the shooting is asked to call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500. Tips can also be left anonymously by calling (800) 222-TIPS or online at

********** Published: July 05, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 12