Man shot and killed on Carmenita Road

NORWALK – A homicide investigation is underway in Norwalk on New Year’s Eve after a man was discovered shot to death, sheriff’s officials said.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives responded to the 14300 block of Carmenita Road at 4:53 p.m. to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified as 26-year-old Jesus Soto Jr., a Norwalk resident.

No further information was immediately released. Investigators said the victim was targeted and the shooting was not random.

Anyone who may know more about the incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.