North Hollywood freeway shooting
North Hollywood: Bunthan Roeung, 26, an Asian man, was killed by a gunshot wound at 11100 W. Hesby St. at about 1:50 a.m. Saturday, March 1. According police, Roeung and his friends were driving along Hollywood Boulevard when they got into a verbal dispute with several men in another vehicle, described as a gray or black Chevrolet Monte Carlo with red pinstripes and "F-1 motor sports" paper plates. The men were tailgating Roeung and his friends northbound on the 101 Freeway, when a man from the vehicle fired a single gunshot at Roeung's car. Roeung, who was sitting in the rear of the car, was struck. His friends exited the freeway at Lankershim Boulevard and drove onto Hesby Street, where they called 911.
Los Angeles City Fire Department personnel responded and transported Roeung to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:29 a.m. Police have put out a sketch of a possible suspect. He was described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 29 years old. He was last seen wearing a white baseball cap with a red bandanna underneath. Anyone with information can call detectives from LAPD's North Hollywood Division at (818) 623-4075.