Man Found Fatally Shot in Vehicle in East Los Angeles

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Homicide detectives were investigating the death of a man who was found shot to death in a vehicle in East Los Angeles early Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.


Homicide detectives were investigating a fatal shooting in East Los Angeles on Tuesday morning. (Credit: KTLA)

The shooting happened in the 4800 block of Telegraph Road (map). It was reported just before 3:30 a.m., Lt. Josh Bardon of the Sheriff’s Department East Los Angeles station said.

“Deputies responded to the location regarding a possible gunshot victim,” said Lt. Holly Francisco of the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau. “When deputies arrived they found a male Hispanic adult seated in a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.”

The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene, according to Francisco.

No further details were immediately available.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

KTLA’s Justin Burton contributed to this report.

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