Man shot in Playa Vista, dies in Del Rey neighborhood; police investigate

A man was shot in Playa Vista on Monday night but fled the scene in his truck, crashing into a few cars before dying more than a mile a way in the Del Rey neighborhood.

The shooting was reported about 8:20 p.m. near Centinela Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez said.

The 22-year-old man fled in his Dodge pickup before stopping near Slauson Avenue and Braddock Drive, Lopez said.


Along the 1-1/2 mile route, the man struck a few cars. No injuries were reported in connection with the collisions, Lopez said.

He died at the scene, and his name was not released.

The shooting suspect or suspects have not been detained or identified.

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