Police seek two suspects in series of armed street robberies in Los Angeles and Culver City
L.A. Now

Man sitting in his car dies in drive-by shooting in South L.A.

A 19-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting Monday evening as he sat in his car in South Los Angeles, police said.

The man was sitting in his car near the intersection of Century Boulevard and Vermont Avenue in the Vermont Vista neighborhood when two people drove up alongside him in another vehicle about 5:45 p.m. and opened fire, said Los Angeles police officer Gregory Baek.

The shooters fired "several rounds" before fleeing the scene, Baek added.

HOMICIDE REPORT: Track killings in L.A. County

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to an area hospital where he died.

No other details were immediately available. The investigation remained ongoing Tuesday.


Day 3 for jurors weighing fate of Bell's Angela Spaccia

L.A. Now Live: Judge accuses UCLA police of excessive force

President Obama in L.A.: Streets to avoid on Day 2 of his visit 

Twitter: @aribloomekatz | Facebook

Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World