Kurtis Wayne McMorries, a 46-year-old white man, died of multiple gunshot wounds Friday, Nov. 4, in the 22200 block of Catskill Avenue in Carson, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
McMorries was sleeping in the garage of a home about 10 a.m. when he heard someone attempting to open the garage door, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Steve Jauch said.
McMorries got up to open the door and was confronted by a man with a gun, who began firing.
McMorries’ girlfriend, who was also in the garage, told authorities that the gunman ran out of bullets, Jauch said, then fled on a motorcycle.
McMorries was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
McMorries’ uncle, Steve McMorries, was in the house when he heard the gunshots. He ran outside and saw a man pointing a gun at his nephew.
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