Body with Gunshot Wound Found Dumped in LA River
Sheriff's detectives were trying to figure out who shot a man and dumped his body in the LA River
Police investigate the discovery of a male body with a gunshot wound dumped in the Los Angeles River in South Gate, Calif. on Saturday, March 3, 2012.
Updated at 10:10 AM PDT on Sunday, Mar 4, 2012
Sheriff’s detectives continued Sunday to find the person or people responsible for shooting a man and dumping his body into the Los Angeles River.
Authorities were alerted to the body found near Southern Avenue, just south Firestone Boulevard and north of Imperial Highway, about 10:20 a.m. Saturday, officials said.
The man, whose name was unavailable, appeared to have been shot in the head, deputies said.
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Published at 10:06 AM PDT on Mar 4, 2012