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LAPD seeks leads in weekend fatal shooting of man in Los Feliz

January 3, 2013 | 11:14 am

Approximate location of incident shown in black.

Los Angeles police are asking for help solving a killing that took place over the weekend in Los Feliz.

Officers responding to a call of shots fired found John S. Lee lying next to his black Audi at 9:18 p.m. Sunday on Russell Avenue, east of Talmadge Street.

He had been shot four times in the chest. Lee, 33, died the next day.

The Audi belongs to Lee's father, but investigators know little about the dead man, Det. Arthur Castro said. The motive is unknown.

Anyone with information may call Castro or Det. Jose Carrillo during business hours at (323) 344-5744 or the Northeast watch commander at (323) 344-5701. During non-business hours, call (877) 527-3247.


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Map: Approximate location of incident shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.