A man standing in a bar's parking lot in Cudahy was shot and killed in a drive-by attack that was likely gang related, sheriff's detectives said Sunday.
At least one suspect in a sedan drove up and fatally wounded a 53-year- old man, a sheriff's deputy said Sunday.
The shooting attack is believed to be gang related, said Deputy Wally Bracks of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.
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Deputies from the sheriff's East Los Angeles station patrolling in the 5000 block of Clara Street where flagged down a little after 9:45 p.m. Saturday by a citizen who reported that a man had been shot at a parking lot, Bracks said.
Deputies arriving on the scene reported a man lying on the ground suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
"Investigators learned that the victim was standing in the parking lot when gunshots were heard coming from a vehicle," he said. "After the shooting, the suspect vehicle, a sedan, fled the location in an unknown direction."
Paramedics rushed the 53-year-old man to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, he said. Sheriff's homicide detectives asked anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at (323) 890-5500.