Francisco Javier Rodriguez, a 24-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Nov. 24, on Plummer Street under the 405 Freeway in North Hills, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
Shortly before 7 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of a shooting and found Rodriguez in a tent under the freeway, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said.
Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:18 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
It is unclear why he was in the area. Police said he was transient, but his family said he lived with his parents.
According to police, a man described as a heavy-set Latino got out of a silver or gray sedan, opened the tent and shot Rodriguez. The man then got back into the car and fled.
The motive of the shooting is still under ...