Shooting Victim Dies After Being Found in Wrecked Car in South L.A.

A person found Monday morning with a gunshot wound in a crashed car in South Los Angeles has died at a local hospital, police said.

Police investigate a fatal shooting in the Manchester Square neighborhood of South Los Angeles on Oct. 31, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Police investigate a fatal shooting in the Manchester Square neighborhood of South Los Angeles on Oct. 31, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

The shooting occurred just after 3 a.m. near the intersection South Western Avenue and West 81st Street.

The shooting victim was found inside the vehicle, which had crashed into a tree, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Hagaman said.

The victim was transported from the scene in critical condition, but later died at the hospital, said Detective Rick Gordon.

No information was immediately available on the search for the gunman.

KTLA’s Stephen Acosta contributed to this report.