COMPTON (CBSLA) — A 67-year-old man died Sunday in a possible road-rage attack following a collision in unincorporated Compton.
Deputies said the victim and the suspect had been involved in a collision around 5:40 a.m. in the 19000 block of S. Laurel Park Road in East Rancho Dominguez.READ MORE: Residents Around Alisal Fire Burn Area In Santa Barbara County Ordered To Evacuate As Storm Arrives
Following the crash, authorities say the pair were involved in an altercation at which point the suspect allegedly beat the victim before running over him multiple times with the victim’s own vehicle.READ MORE: 'Supercharge' Storm To Bring Heavy Rainfall To Southland
The suspect fled on foot, but has been detained by deputies and arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: Lakers Overcome Morant's 40-points, Beat Grizzlies 121-118 For First Win Of Season
Anyone with information about this incident was asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.