Adult male shot and killed in College Square parking lot

Lieutenant Victor Lewandowski, with the Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau, released a statement regarding the shooting that occurred at the 711.

Posted by Talon Marks on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Officers are still investigating the crime scene. There are no known suspects.

Update 10:15 p.m. According to Lieutenant Victor Lewandowski of the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau, a report of the shooting being gang related is being investigated.

Lewandowski stated that the suspect or suspects are male, hispanic, late teens to 20s.

“We have one shooter that we know, but several may have been involved,”  he said in statement.

The male shot was also late teens to early 20s.

Description of both the male shot and the suspect or suspects is unknown.

Lewandowski said, “There was some sort of verbal confrontation that took place inside.”

The motive for the shooting is not known.

“We have members of the crime lab out here, sheriff’s homicide investigators, we’re processing the scene […] trying to locate evidence. We’ll be locating any potential video surveillance and speaking with witnesses.”

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, a confrontation at the 7-Eleven on Studebaker and Alondra boulevard at approximately 4:20 p.m. resulted in the death of an adult male.

There is no identification of the male shot and according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Twitter, there are no known suspects at this time.

The male shot was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to plaza security 4 shots were fired and paramedics did not arrive at the scene immediately.

The campus community was not alerted of the shooting until 5:09 p.m.