A 33-year-old man was shot and killed Monday in the South Los Angeles area, according to police.
The attack occurred at the intersection of 62nd Street and Harvard Boulevard about 12:15 p.m., said Los Angeles police. Details regarding the man's condition were not immediately available.
Family members identified the victim as 33-year-old Abray White, known as Tony. He was on his way to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday when he was attacked, family members said.
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Residents said they initially thought someone was setting off fireworks when they heard popping sounds, which turned out to be gunfire.
The shooter left the scene in a vehicle and there is an active search going on in the area for that gunman, police said. Details regarding a motive for the attack were not available.
Police asked anyone with information on this homicide to call the LAPD's 77th Street Division at 213-485-4164. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.