Man Identified After Possible Road Rage Shooting Death in Watts

A 50-year-old man was shot and killed after three to five gunshots were fired.

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A man was shot and killed just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday while exiting the 105 freeway in Watts as a result of a possible road rage shooting.

The LA County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 48-year-old Carlos Hernandez of Los Angeles.

The shooter followed the victim's car close by, pulled up next to the victim's car, shot the victim multiple times with a pistol, then drove off.

Three to five bullets were fired.

LAPD has not looked inside the victim's vehicle to see if there are any additional bullets inside.

Video obtained by investigators shows that the shooter was driving a dark-colored sedan.

According to LAPD, the car drove eastbound on Imperial Highway.

LAPD does not currently have any information on who the occupants of the suspected vehicle were, nor how many were inside.

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