LOS ANGELES – A Compton man was identified Tuesday as the victim of a shooting into a vehicle just blocks from a South Los Angeles police station.
Khristian Phillips was the 26-year-old passenger in the vehicle, according to the coroner’s office.
The shooting was reported at 12:05 a.m. Monday at Figueroa Street and Florence Avenue, according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.
Witnesses told officers they heard multiple gunshots fired in the area, he said.
The driver of the vehicle took his wounded passenger to the LAPD’s 77th Street Station, which was just blocks from the shooting, the officer said.
The passenger now identified as Phillips was pronounced dead at the police station, he said.
Suspect information was not available.