Carpool driver shot dead by passengers in Lynwood

Carpool driver shot dead by passengers in Lynwood

A rideshare driver was shot and killed in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven in Lynwoodearly Friday morning, by passengers who left the scene in their car.

The driver was found dead, around 1:30 a.m., outside the store on the 2800 block of Imperial Highway. Officers said there appeared to have been a fight between the driver and two passengers prior to the shooting.

The driver picked up the two men and took them to 7-Eleven, officers said.

“At that point he was shot, with a gunshot wound to the upper body,” said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Michael Modica.

The attackers left in the driver’s car, which was found in a nearby neighborhood.

No arrests were reported. Detailed descriptions of the attackers were not immediately available.

This story first appeared on Telemundo 52’s sister station NBCLA. Click here to read this story in English.

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