Posted Jan. 20, 2014
Erik Peter Ungerman, a 34-year-old white man, was shot and killed Monday, Jan. 20, near 20th Street West and West Avenue K in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
About 8:30 p.m. Ungerman was sitting at a red light in his vehicle when a gunman pulled alongside and shot at him, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
As Ungerman drove through the intersection, he was struck several more times, according to the news release.
Ungerman was pronounced dead at 8:44 p.m. at the scene, said Ed Winter, a coroner's spokesman.
Anyone with information can call the Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Nicole Santa Cruz