CHP asks for help after motorist found fatally shot at 405 Freeway offramp near LAX

A photo of a smiling man in a pink suit, right, lies next to votive candles on a tray
Carl Flenoy was fatally shot on a 405 Freeway offramp near Los Angeles International Airport early Saturday.
(KTLA-TV Channel 5)

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in finding the gunman responsible for the fatal shooting of a motorist at a 405 Freeway offramp near Los Angeles International Airport.

Officers were dispatched to the La Tijera Boulevard offramp from the southbound lanes of the freeway about 2:20 a.m. on Jan. 28, authorities said.

When officers arrived, the male adult driver of the vehicle was found with a gunshot wound, according to the CHP. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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According to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, the man was shot in the head. He was identified as 28-year-old Carl Flenoy.

On Wednesday, the CHP issued a statement urging any witnesses to come forward.

Investigators are also looking for any possible dash-cam video or other recordings from the area between 1 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the CHP Southern Division’s Major Crimes Unit at (323) 644-9550. Anonymous tips can also be made to Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or