South Gate motorist shot to death
Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death early Tuesday of a man in South Gate.
The man was driving U-Haul pickup truck in the 9700 block of San Gabriel Avenue shortly after midnight when he was shot in the head by someone in another car, a sheriff's official said.
The victim, whose name was not released early Tuesday, died at a hospital, the official said.
Sheriff's detectives handle homicide investigations for the South Gate Police Department.
No further details on the motive for the shooting were available Tuesday morning.
-- Sam Quinones
Photo: Los Angeles County sheriff's crime lab technician Erika DiPalma investigates a fatal drive-by shooting in the 9700 block of San Gabriel Avenue in South Gate. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times