Man shot and killed while sitting in his car in South L.A.

A map of South L.A. shows where a man was fatally shot while sitting in his car in Vermont Knolls

A map of South L.A. shows where a man was fatally shot while sitting in his car in Vermont Knolls

A man was shot and killed Tuesday night while sitting in his car in the Vermont Knolls neighborhood of South Los Angeles, authorities said.

At 10:11 p.m., an individual approached the car parked near the intersection of 83rd and Figueroa streets and shot at the man inside, said Officer Annie Hernandez, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Officers responding to the scene pronounced the man dead.

The victim was identified only as a man in his 40s as county coroner officials worked to notify next of kin.

Police said they do not have a description of the suspect or any suspect vehicle.

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.

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