LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —   Detectives with the LA County Sheriff’s Department are hoping the public can help lead them to the suspect who shot and killed a father of four as he rode his bike on a Compton sidewalk last year.

Carlos Ortiz, 45, was riding his bicycle north on the 400 block of North Santa Fe Avenue on Tuesday, June 9, around 6:35 p.m. when a black vehicle believed to be a four-door, 2008 Audi A6 with stock rims and tinted windows, drove up next to him.

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Officials said a black male passenger exited the vehicle and fired several shots into Ortiz’ upper torso.

The suspect got back into the vehicle and flew north on Santa Fe Avenue.

Suspect Vehicle

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Ortiz was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is seeking any information that may assist in identifying the suspects responsible for Mr. Ortiz’ murder.

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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.