LA County Sheriff Investigating Fatal Shooting in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, Calif. – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is currently conducting an investigation into a tragic shooting incident that transpired in Hawthorne during the early hours of Friday morning.

Police officers were dispatched to the 11900 Block of S. Van Ness Ave. shortly before 2 a.m. in response to a report concerning an assault involving a deadly weapon and gunshots.

The victim, identified as a Hispanic male adult, sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

As of now, authorities have not disclosed any additional details about the incident but have urged anyone with information to reach out to the LA County Sheriff’s Department at (323) 890-5500.

Anonymous tips can also be provided via Crime Stoppers by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or visiting

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