VENTURA, Calif. -

For the second time this month, Ventura police are investigating a homicide that appears to be gang-related.

It happened around 9:30 Monday night near the corner of Ramona Street and Ventura Avenue.

Police said Leonard Lopez of Ventura was shot by a man who got out of a dark SUV.

The 24-year-old died at the hospital. 43-year-old Zackery Lee was killed in same area Oct. 6. There has been no word yet if the crimes are related.

Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to call the Ventura Police Department at 805-339-4441.