A man was fatally wounded in a shooting Saturday in the unincorporated Los Angeles County community of Willowbrook that blocked Metro train service in the area for more than seven hours.
The shooting occurred at approximately 7 a.m. at the intersection of East 118th Street and Willowbrook Avenue, said Sgt. Edmo Luna of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.
Deputies responding to a call of a traffic crash found the victim inside a black vehicle with several gunshot wounds to his upper body, Luna said. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The vehicle had been driven through the fencing and over the right-of-way of the A Line train, said Ramon Montenegro of the Sheriff's Transit Services Bureau.
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Passengers were taken by bus around the closure so sheriff's homicide detectives could canvass the area for witnesses, evidence and surveillance video, he said.
The tracks were reopened at about 2:30 p.m., Montenegro said.
The sheriff's Homicide Bureau asked anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at 323-890-5500.