Man Found Fatally Shot in Car in Hawaiian Gardens Neighborhood

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Deputies responded to a fatal shooting in Hawaiian Gardens on Aug. 2, 2015. (Credit: Loudlabs)

A man was found fatally shot in a car Sunday morning on a residential street in Hawaiian Gardens, authorities said.

Lakewood station deputies responded at 9:20 a.m. to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 12200 block of 224th St., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.

When they arrived at the scene, the deputies found a man sitting in the driver’s seat of a green compact car, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso, the release said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives were investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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