Authorities were investigating a burglary turned homicide in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood late Monday evening.
The incident occurred at an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Griffin Avenue at around 9:30 p.m.
When Los Angeles Police Department officers arrived to the scene the victim, reportedly a 65-year-old man, had after suffering some sort of blunt force trauma.
They were able to determine that there was a burglary at the location, at which time the victim was home. As he confronted the suspect, only identified as a Hispanic male at this time, he was assaulted and killed.
The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived.
There was no additional information immediately available.