Driver killed in Valley Glen car-to-car shooting

Investigators stand behind police tape at the scene of a car crash.
An investigation is underway after a driver was fatally shot in Valley Glen early Monday.
(KTLA-TV Channel 5)

A driver was killed in Valley Glen early Monday in a car-to-car shooting, authorities said.

Los Angeles police responded to the 7000 block of Fulton Avenue for reports of gunshots around 3:30 a.m.

For the record:

11:07 a.m. Feb. 28, 2022An earlier version of this post said the shooting occurred in North Hollywood.

Officers found a man who had crashed his car into several parked vehicles after he had been shot.

The man, who was not immediately identified was described only as 20 to 30 years old, was driving on Fulton Avenue when another vehicle pulled alongside his car and shot at him, LAPD Officer Carlos Maldonado said.


The driver was later identified as Erik Brown, 35, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office

There is no description of the shooter’s vehicle, but police said there were two people in the car.

Paramedics pronounced Brown dead at the scene, the Los Angeles Police Department said.