Man Shot to Death During Thanksgiving Visit in Arleta

A 26-year-old man was shot to death Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 in an Arleta home, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Police responded to a shooting around 8:25 p.m. on the 14000 block of Gager Street and found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds in a back room of the house. Authorities believe he was targeted and are searching for a motive.

The victim was visiting family for Thanksgiving when he was killed. His mother and uncle were in the house at the time of the shooting. 

Multiple witnesses told police they gunman fled in a vehicle.

As of 5 a.m. Friday, homicide detectives continued working at the scene.

If you would like to donate to a GoFundMe account set up by the man's family, you may do so here. Note that GoFundMe deducts 7.9 percent of all funds raised in the form of platform and payment processing charges.

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