CANYON COUNTRY, Calif.—A person who was found shot to death in the Canyon Country area was a 12-year-old boy, authorities said Nov. 7.
Deputies went to Sand Canyon and Placerita Canyon roads about 6:30 a.m. Monday on a “shooting death investigation,” according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Willians Lemus Ayala, 12, of Canyon Country, was found dead at a “roadside,” according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner.
The sheriff’s department preliminarily had listed the dead person as a “male adult.” No arrests were reported, and no other information was immediately released.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website.