Man on Motorcycle Shot to Death by Person in Vehicle in Hyde Park

Man on Motorcycle Shot to Death by Person in Vehicle in Hyde Park
Police tape in Los Angeles on Dec. 13, 2018. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)
City News Service

LOS ANGELES—A man riding a motorcycle was fatally shot in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles by a suspect in a vehicle, who was being sought on Oct. 2, police said.

The shooting occurred about 5:55 p.m. on Oct. 1 in the 5400 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Officer Rosario Cervantes told City News Service.

The suspect fired multiple rounds at the victim, who died at a hospital, Ms. Cervantes said. Authorities withheld the name of the man, who was 36, pending notification of his relatives.

Officers went to the shooting scene on a report of an assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

“When the officers arrived, they located the victim lying in the street, next to his motorcycle, suffering from gunshot wounds,” police said in a statement. “Preliminary investigation determined an unknown vehicle had been traveling alongside the victim on Crenshaw Boulevard before he was shot to death.”

No description was available of the suspect or vehicle. Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call LAPD South Bureau Homicide detectives at 323-786-5100, or 877-LAPD-247. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS, or use the website.
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