Man Fatally Shot Driving In Van Nuys Identified As Lancaster Resident

VAN NUYS (CBS) —  Police have identified the man who was fatally shot while driving through Van Nuys Friday.

Rahmir Williams, a 29-year-old Lancaster resident, died after the roughly 1:15 a.m. shooting on Vanowen Street near Sepulveda Boulevard, according to a coroner’s investigator and Los Angeles police.

Williams was driving east on Vanowen Street when someone opened fire on him, police said. The car crashed into a fence, police said.

It was unclear if the shot was fired from another vehicle or someone on foot.

Detectives asked anyone with more information to call detectives at the LAPD’s Van Nuys Station at (818) 374-9500. Tips can be made anonymously.

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