HIGHLAND PARK — Detectives this morning are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 5000 block of Raphael Street. Sgt. Roberto Alaniz with LAPD Northeast Division said the victim was shot multiple times at about 2 a.m. No further information was available at this time.
Updated @ 3:22 pm: The victim, described as an adult male Latino, was found shot multiple times behind the wheel of a Toyota Tundra, according to LAPD. The crime appears to be gang related. This is the third homicide in Highland Park this year, according to CrimeMapping.com
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call homicide detectives Burcher or Watterson at (323) 344-5731 or 1-800-877-ASK-LAPD.
Those who want to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
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