A man was killed in Highland Park Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.
The victim was identified as 23-year-old Enrique Ponce.
Police say that Ponce was approached by two suspected gang members near Avenue 51 and Marmion Way around 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
A fight ensued after one of the suspects pulled out a gun and Ponce was shot once in the back, according to a LAPD press release.
Ponce was pronounced dead upon arrival at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, police said.
Northeast homicide detectives are currently investigating the incident. No arrests have been made.
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