ECHO PARK — A shooting tonight left one man dead inside a vehicle on Allesandro Street, according to police.
An officer at the scene said the victim was inside of a vehicle in the 1300 block of Allesandro near Montana Street. The officer said about six to eight shots were heard. No suspects are in custody.
The witnesses interviewed so far said they only heard gunshots but did not see the shooting, he said.
Residents reporting hearing gunfire at about 10:15 p.m.
“I heard a sound like gun shots near Allesandro & Montana,” one woman said in an email. “Then some police cars came onto Allesandro and a bunch of cops ran toward Montana.”
Update @ 11:30 p.m.: The victim, described as a Latino male, suffered a gunshot wound to the head, said Sgt. Teresa Anderson with the Northeast Division.
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