The shooting occurred Sunday afternoon near 47th Street. Relatives of the victim, identified as Richard Thomas, said he was struck 15 times.
Neighbors said Thomas was not a gang member.
There was no word on what led to the shooting.
Police said they were looking for two suspects who got away in a white Dodge Charger with tinted windows.
If you have any information regarding this incident, you're urged to call (877) LAPD-24-7 or (877) 527-3247.