LOS ANGELES — A man was fatally shot Sunday night in downtown Los Angeles in what may either be gang related or connected to the police protests.

The shooting occurred about 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Hill Street, said Los Angeles police Officer Tony Im.

The victim died at the scene. His name will be withheld pending notification of next of kin.

“The shooting may be gang related or connected to the downtown protests, but we don’t know which it is yet,” said LAPD Officer Mike Lopez.

No suspect information was available and a motive for the attack was unknown.

LA Daily News