Police were investigating the death of a man who was fatally shot while sitting in his car Monday afternoon in Boyle Heights.
The shooting occurred around 4 p.m. on Second Street between Cummings and St. Louis streets, according to Officer Mike Lopez with the Los Angeles Police Department.
The victim, described as a Hispanic man in his mid-30s, was inside his car when the assailant either walked up or drove up and shot him, Lopez said
After being wounded, the victim drove a short distance before crashing into several parked cars, according to police.
The wounded man died at the scene, Lopez said.
Investigators believed the shooting was gang-related.