Police this morning are investigating the Angeleno Heights shooting death of a 21-year-old man who was found seated in a car with a gunshot wound to the torso. The victim died in a hospital from the injuries sustained during the shooting that was reported at 1:42 a.m. on the 1000 block of West Kensington Road, said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the LAPD Rampart Division. Early reports indicate the shots might have been fired from another vehicle. Detectives “are now speaking with family and friends to get further background on the victim and to see if he there was anyone who may have had a reason to harm him,” Buhrmester said.
* Update: The victim has been identified Etsael Cardenas Jr., who was shot in front of his home.