Carlos A. Segovia-Lopez, a 19-year-old Latino, died Monday, Sept. 19 after he was shot in the 2100 block of West 31st Street in Jefferson Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 11:30 p.m., Segovia was found with a gunshot wound to his head in his black Dodge Charger, said Los Angeles Police Det. Matt Courtney.
Segovia, a Marine on weekend leave from Camp Pendleton, had just left his girlfriend’s house and was on his way to a family friend’s home for the night. It’s unknown whether someone walked up to his car or shot from another vehicle.
Segovia didn't have any connections to gangs or other illegal activity that would make him a target, they say.
Police are trying to determine whether Segovia might have witnessed a crime before he was shot.
"There's speculation on different things that may have ...