A man was killed, and another man was injured, Tuesday evening in a shooting in the South Los Angeles area, sheriff’s officials reported.
The shooting was reported about 5:06 p.m. at 99th Street and Budlong Avenue in the Westmont Area of South Los Angeles when three men in a car were stopped at a stop sign. Officials said a small, silver compact car pulled up alongside them and opened fire.
Responding deputies found a 32-year-old man in the driver seat who was fatally shot, and a 38-year-old man seated in the rear passenger seat suffering from gunshot wounds.
The rear passenger victim was taken to local hospital with at least one gunshot wound to his upper torso in unknown condition.
The third victim, who was also a passenger, was unharmed and being questioned by sheriff’s homicide detectives.
No other information was released.
The investigation was ongoing.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.