Man Shot and Killed in Pasadena Identified

Police have not disclosed information about the shooter or a motive.

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Police on Tuesday identified a man found shot and killed behind an apartment complex in Pasadena Monday night.

Eric Thomas, 28, died at the scene of the crime, which was reported about 9 p.m. Monday in the 1700 block of North Fair Oaks Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office and Pasadena police. His body was found near the rear of the complex, on the ground of the driveway.

Police were alerted to the shooting by a new gunfire technology called "ShotSpotter" designed to assist police in determining where there have been gunshots, police said.

Officers searched the area for surveillance footage and potential witnesses.

No arrests were reported, and no suspect description was available.

A group gathered for a vigil Monday night shortly after he was found.

Police went door-to-door Monday night, trying to find witnesses and information that could generate leads.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call police at 626-744-4241.

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