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Man fatally shot in Hawthorne

March 10, 2011 |  8:04 am

Authorities on Thursday were investigating the shooting death of a man in Hawthorne.

The victim, identified only as a black male, was found Wednesday night in the 14100 block of Prairie Avenue, said Michael Hannemann, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. No further details were available, Hannemann said.

-- Ann M. Simmons