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Del Rey shooting: Man found dead inside his car

An investigation is underway on the 4600 block of Braddock Drive in the Del Rey area of Los Angeles after a man was found shot to death inside his car Saturday, August 17, 2013.
August 17, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is underway after a man was found shot to death inside his car in Del Rey Saturday.

Police said gunshots were reported on the 4600 block of Braddock Drive around 12:30 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found the victim unresponsive and slumped over in his vehicle. Police believe he crashed into parked cars while trying to get away. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was identified as 25-year-old Francisco Javier Ayala-Mejia. Police say he was visiting his parents who live nearby.

Investigators are looking for witnesses. Anyone with information was asked to call LAPD's West Bureau Homicide Division at (213) 382-9470.


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