LOS ANGELES >> Sheriff's homicide detectives today are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in the Westmont community of unincorporated Los Angeles County. The man was transported from the area of South Budlong Avenue and West Imperial Highway to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to Deputy Grace Medrano of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.
LOS ANGELES -- A man was hospitalized this morning and displaying stable vital signs after being wounded outside his residence in the unincorporated Los Angeles County community of Westmont in an apparent gang shooting, authorities said. George Valdez of the South Los Angeles station. "The victim was shot outside his residence," Valdez said. Valdez said it appeared to have been a gang shooting. Anyone with information on the shooting was urged to call the sheriff's South L.A. All tips can be submitted anonymously.
Los Angeles police are searching for Eric Kohler, a VFX producer on such films as The Avengers, San Andreas and World War Z who has been missing for a week. He was last seen November 24 leaving his workplace at Hydraulx Visual Effects in the 1700 block of El Segundo Boulevard in Gardena. Kohler, 27, was driving his 2015 black four-door Land Rover, which has black rims and a small dent on the driver's side. Western Avenue and Imperial Highway in Westmont. He is described as 5-foot-10 and about 165 pounds, with straight brown hair and brown eyes.
News & World Report for the seventh straight year. "America's Best Colleges, 2016 Edition" lists Westmont as tied for 93 out of the nation's 245 liberal arts colleges. Forbes Magazine ranked Westmont in the top 100 colleges and universities for the third straight year in its Grateful Grads: Top Return-on-Investment. The Full List of Forbes' Top Colleges 2015 ranks Westmont as No. 22 in California and the only California member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. -- Scott Craig represents Westmont College .
Two car-to-car shootings were reported overnight in South Los Angeles. It was not immediately clear whether the shootings near Century Boulevard and Figueroa Street and in Westmont were connected. After the victim arrived at a fuel station near Century Boulevard and Normandie Avenue in the Westmont area. He was not struck by gunfire. The second reported shooting occurred about an hour later near Century Boulevard and Figueroa Street. The gunman's vehicle also was described as a black sedan, police said. Refresh this page for updates.