Man Shot and Killed in Lancaster

LANCASTER (CNS) - A man was shot and killed in Lancaster and the shooter was at large this morning.

Deputies from the Lancaster station responded about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday to the 44200 block of Cedar Avenue, near West Avenue J-4, where they found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the department said.

A news photographer at the scene said the man was in a wheelchair when he was shot, but the department could not immediately confirm that report.

A motive for the shooting and description of the shooter or shooters were not immediately available.

The name of the victim was not disclosed.

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