Man fatally shot while sitting in vehicle in South Los Angeles, LAPD says

Police officers put up a canopy with tarps on its sides behind crime scene tape in a street
Police erect a privacy tent around a vehicle where a man was found shot dead early Friday morning in the Harvard Park neighborhood.

A man was found shot dead in a vehicle early Friday morning in the Harvard Park neighborhood in South Los Angeles, police said.

The victim, identified only as a man in his 20s or 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene near Harvard Boulevard and 69th Street about 1:20 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Footage from KTLA-TV Channel 5 showed a dark-colored vehicle with its driver’s side window damaged from gunfire as officers closed off the scene.


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The man was shot by an unidentified suspect while he was sitting in the vehicle, police said.

Detectives are investigating whether the incident was gang-related, but no suspect information was available as of Friday afternoon.