Man shot dead in Monterey Park

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are assisting Monterey Park Police Department in the investigation of a fatal shooting in Monterey Park. The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene on the 700 block of East Hellman Avenue, according to a Thursday morning statement from the Sheriff's Department.

The victim is believed to be a Chinese man in his 50s, San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports. He was discovered Wednesday just before 1 p.m. with a single gunshot wound to the head, Monterey Park Lt. Bill Cuevas told the Tribune. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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