(May 7, 2005) -- A man riding his bicycle through the parking lot of MLK Park (1900 block Lemon Ave.) was fatally shot on Friday May 6...at roughly 2:40 p.m.
In a written release, LBPD says its preliminary investigation indicates a group of people was standing in the park's west parking lot as the victim rode his his bicycle across the parking lot. Someone from the group produced a handgun and fired shots at the victim, hitting him at least once in the torso.
LBFD responded, transported the victim to a hospital...where he died.
Police say the motive for the shooting is under investigation. LBPD asks anyone with information to contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Richard Conant or Russ Moss at (562) 570-7244.