Dion Leonard Moss, a 45-year-old black man, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, after he was shot at the corner of Compton Avenue and 118th Street in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Investigators were called about 4:35 p.m. about gunshots, said Lt. Joe Mendoza.
Police found Moss, who had been shot multiple times, sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked car, Mendoza said. Moss’s two adult passengers, a black woman and a black man, were not injured.
Moss was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:48 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the head, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Witnesses said the three friends were talking in the parked car when another car pulled up and at least one person inside began shooting, Mendoza said.
It’s not clear how many people were in ...