Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

17-Year-Old Boy Shot to Death in Bellflower

Homicide detectives were investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy Saturday night in Bellflower, officials said.

The shooting occurred in the 16000 block of Bellflower Boulevard, at approximately 10:45pm, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

Detectives said the boy was standing on the street when a car drove up and a suspect inside began shooting at the teen, striking him multiple times. The vehicle, described as a newer model grey Honda, fled the scene northbound on Bellflower Boulevard, LASD said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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