Investigators were searching Sunday for the person who shot at a crowd celebrating a 14-year-old girl’s birthday party in front of a Florence home, killing the girl’s uncle.
A person approached a group of people and opened fire around 9 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East 78th Street (map), Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Jeff Vach said.
One man injured and later pronounced dead at a local hospital, LAPD Lt. Jeff Nolte said.
The man was identified as 48-year-old Derrick Hill by his mother Doris Hill and police.
No other injuries were reported.
Investigators surveyed the crime scene until around 6 a.m.
KTLA’s Erin Myers contributed to this report.