The deadly shooting happened shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of 159th Street and Prairie Avenue.
After the black male was shot in the upper torso, his car smashed into an apartment complex. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators are not sure if this was a random act or if the man was targeted. It's not yet known if the suspect or suspects were on foot or in another vehicle. So far, no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about this case was asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Callers can remain anonymous.