Authorities Seek 3 Men in Connection With Shooting That Left Man Dead in Westmont Area of South L.A.

Authorities are looking for three men in connection with a shooting in the Westmont area of South Los Angeles early Sunday that left a 24-year-old man dead in his car, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's car blocks the scene of a fatal shooting in the Westmont area of South Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s car blocks the scene of a fatal shooting in the Westmont area of South Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Deputies responded to the 1500 block of West 103rd Street about 1:55 a.m.

The victim, who has not been identified, was found in the driver seat of the car with gunshot wounds and he was declared dead at the scene.

A 22-year-old man told detectives that he and his friend had just left a party and were driving east on 103rd when they approached behind a dark-colored SUV stopped on the road. He and the victim yelled at the people in the SUV to move out of the way, when someone in the vehicle pulled out a gun and fired several rounds at them, officials said.

The suspects continued on 103rd and are outstanding.

The 22-year-old man was not injured during the shooting.

No further information was available, but anyone who witnessed the incident can call the homicide bureau at 323-890-5500.