LOS ANGELES – A man who was shot to death in a drive-by shooting in an unincorporated area near South Gate was a Los Angeles resident, authorities said Saturday.
Andy Macias was 33 years old, according to the coroner’s office.
Deputies from the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station responded at approximately 9:30 p.m. Friday to 1200 99th Street, north of Century Boulevard, where they found the victim lying in the street with apparent gunshot wounds, the Sheriff’s Information Bureau reported.
During the investigation, detectives learned Macias was standing near a parked car when he was shot by someone in a light-colored mid-sized SUV that stopped near him and opened fire, sheriff’s officials said.
The suspect vehicle sped away westbound on 99th Street, detectives said.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The shooting was not believed gang-related.
Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.