A 45-year-old man was found fatally shot Sunday afternoon in Altadena, and homicide detectives were searching for his killer.
The victim was found in the 500 block of Figueroa Drive about 2 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
KCBS’s Cristy Farjardo reported that neighbors heard gunshots before a car drove off.
Farjardo also reported detectives said the victim was shot while driving. He continued for about a block-and-a-half before stopping at a home, where he exited the vehicle and collapsed.
The sheriff’s department temporarily closed the eastbound and
westbound lanes of Figueroa from Lincoln to Casitas avenues for an
A motive for the attack was unknown, and no suspect information was
The victim’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information on this shooting was asked to call the LASD homicide bureau at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.