Crime & Justice

Man shot, killed in south Paramount

A man was shot to death in south Paramount last night and detectives were looking for the gunman early today.

The shooting was reported at 9:56 p.m. Tuesday at East 70th Street and Eureka Avenue, where the cities of Paramount and Long Beach converge, according to deputies at the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.

The gunshot victim, described as a Hispanic man, was taken to the hospital and died from his injuries, according to Deputy Ed Hernandez.

Homicide investigators were assigned to the case.

The watch commander asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the Lakewood sheriff's station at (562) 623-3500.