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Man Shot Dead While Camping At Malibu Creek State Park

CALABASAS (CBSLA) – Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man at a campground in Malibu Creek State Park in Calabasas Friday.

The victim's death was reported at 4:44 a.m. in the 1900 block of Las Virgenes Road, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Deputies responded to reports of gunfire to find the victim with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. He died at the scene.

The man appeared to have been camping with family members, including two young daughters, when he was shot, deputies said. They were not hurt.

There was no word on a motive in the shooting. No suspects have been identified. Sheriff's homicide detectives were investigating.

Anyone with information on the case should call LASD at (323) 890-5500.

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