LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A tow truck driver was shot and killed while working on a stalled vehicle in the Fashion District of downtown Los Angeles Sunday night.
Two tow truck drivers were working on the stalled vehicle in the 2000 block of East 8th Street when gunshots rang out at about 8:30 p.m., Los Angeles police told CBSLA.
One of the drivers was struck and wounded. The other driver, who was not hurt, rushed his colleague to a nearby business, where the victim was pronounced dead, police said.
The victim was later identified by the L.A. County coroner’s office as 26-year-old Michael McGarry.
There was no word on a motive or any suspect information. The exact circumstances of the shooting were also unclear.