A 19-year-old motorist was shot to death Monday in unincorporated East Los Angeles.
The shooting was reported just before 3 a.m. in the 1200 block of South Hicks Avenue, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.
“California Highway Patrol officers responded to the location regarding a call of a traffic collision,” sheriff’s Deputy Trina Schrader said. “When they arrived, they observed a male seated in the driver seat of a vehicle, unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.”
The young man died at the scene. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.
No description of a suspect or vehicle was released.
Anyone with information on the case was urge to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.