Man killed in possible road-rage shooting in North Hills; suspects sought

Los Angeles police investigate a fatal shooting near Van Nuys Boulevard and Plummer Street in North Hills on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.

Los Angeles police say a 37-year-old man has died after being shot in a possible road-rage incident in North Hills Wednesday night.

The victim, identified only as a Winnetka resident, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting near Van Nuys Boulevard and Plummer Street at about 7:20 p.m. Responding officers found the man near a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released pending notification of kin.

Police believe the same suspects shot and wounded two others near Nordhoff Street and Orion Avenue in Panorama City. The two victims were hospitalized but are expected to survive their injuries.

The LAPD's Valley Bureau went on tactical alert until 9:45 p.m. as officers searched the area for the suspects. They were not found.

A description of the suspects or the suspect's vehicle was not available.
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