first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake PALMDALE – A 27-year-old man was identified as the homicide victim found in a field near a Palmdale neighborhood. The man’s name was not immediately released as investigators attempted Sunday to locate his family to notify them. “He may have been shot the previous evening when neighbors reported hearing gunshots in the area,” sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Paul Patterson said. Shot several times, the man was found dead Saturday morning by a local resident off-roading near Avenue R-7 and Palm Vista Avenue, deputies said. He was identified through his fingerprints, coroner’s officials said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img