LASD investigating shooting death of man in Lakewood

A man was shot to death inside his vehicle Sunday in Lakewood and sheriff’s deputies were searching for his killer.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. in the 20600 block of Seine Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded to a shots fired call and found the man shot in his chest inside his vehicle.

Deputies and paramedics performed life-saving efforts but the man died at the scene.

His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

A motive for the shooting was unknown. Deputies were looking for an unspecified four-door vehicle seen leaving the area. However, no suspect description was available at this time.

Anyone with information on this killing was asked to call the sheriff’s homicide unit at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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