Man Shot to Death near Park in Santa Monica
SANTA MONICA -- Police are following up on leads after a man in his 20s was found shot to death near a park in Santa Monica.

Several gunshots were heard around 8:52 p.m. Tuesday by a police officer on patrol in the area 21st Street and Pico Boulevard, said Santa Monica Police Lt. Mohamed Marhaba.

The officer saw two possible suspects run south across Pico into the immediate neighborhood, Marhaba said.

A Hispanic man in his 20s was found dead near Virginia Avenue park, in the area of 22nd Street and Virginia Avenue, according to investigators. His name has not been released.

One person has been arrested, however, police say the investigation is on-going. "We don't know if the person is the shooter or not. We don't want people to think an arrest has been made and our investigation is closed," said Sgt. Renaldi Thruston of the Santa Monica Police Department.

Anyone with information in the shooting is asked to contact police at (310) 458-8495.