Man Found Dead In Truck At Pacoima Intersection

PACOIMA (CBSLA.com) — A man was found fatally shot in a pickup truck Thursday morning.

A citizen called 911 around 5:20 a.m.to report a man slumped over the wheel of his 1965 white Dodge truck in the intersection of Vaughn Street and Glenoaks Boulevard in Pacoima, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Family and friends identified the victim as Gildardo Morales, who was in his 40s.

He appeared to have died from a gunshot wound to the back or the head and was declared dead at the scene.

Officials were trying to determine if he was the victim of a car-to-car shooting or was shot elsewhere and drove to that location.

Additional details were not released.

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