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Man Was Shot Prior to Crashing Car in La Mirada

April 4, 2022

Investigators have found that a driver was fatally shot leading to a car crash on Valley View Avenue in La Mirada on Sunday, April 3.

Investigators do not know the motive behind the shooting.

The coroner’s office had not yet publicly identified him but said the victim was shot in his upper torso, is middle-aged,  and could live in the city.

The crash happened near the 13000 block of Valley View, south of Mansa Drive, around 12:20 p.m. The Honda Accord apparently hit the center median ended up lying on its side, Reynaga said.

It is not known whether the crash or the gunshot wound caused the crash.

Deputies asked that anyone with information can call Detectives Louie Aguilera or Jeff Chow at the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tipsters can contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477or at lacrimestoppers.org.

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