Gunman Sought in South Los Angeles Shooting Death

Family members said the victim was on his way to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday

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.

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.

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