Man Fatally Shot While Riding Bike in Florence-Firestone Area

A man was fatally shot while riding his bike in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood Sunday night. The incident was reported just before midnight in the 1799 block of Firestone Boulevard in the South Los Angeles area, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release. Investigators determined the victim was shot in a parking lot and ran a short distance before collapsing. The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the news release stated. Video from the scene showed bullet casings and a bicycle down where the shooting took place. Neighbors told KTLA the victim lived in a nearby apartment. No description of the gunman, or gunmen, was immediately available. Anyone with further information was asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 323-890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

Man Airlifted To Hospital After Flying Off Mulholland Drive In Beverly Crest

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man was airlifted to a hospital after his car went flying off the side of Mulholland Drive in Beverly Crest. The crash happened near Deep Canyon Drive at about 10 p.m. Sunday. A Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter found the crash and lowered a rescuer to the 50-year-old man as ground crews approached from the road, officials said. The man, who was the only person inside the car, was hoisted up to the helicopter and was taken to a trauma center. Authorities say he apparently hurt his ribs, but was conscious and able to communicate with rescue crews.

Panga Boat Smuggling 577 Pounds Of Marijuana Found Beached In Malibu

MALIBU (CBSLA) — Hundreds of pounds of marijuana and gasoline were found after the panga boat smuggling it all in beached in Malibu. The beached vessel was reported Saturday at about 6:15 a.m. in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Deer Creek Road. When deputies arrived, they determined the 35-foot panga boat was a narcotics smuggling vessel using a makeshift wrought-iron anchor. A search of the panga yielded 41 bales of marijuana weighing a total of 577 pounds. Deputies also found 37 large containers of about 605 gallons of gasoline – some inside the panga, but others were found floating in the water and others scattered on the beach. Authorities say that amount of gasoline is common among smuggling panga boats. No one was found near the boat.

Man Found Fatally Shot After Crashing In Santa Ana College Parking Lot

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — A man was found fatally shot after crashing onto the campus of Santa Ana College early Monday. Police were called to Bristol and 17th at about 1 a.m. to investigate a report of shots fired. Not many details are available about the shooting, but officers did follow the trail of what happened to the man who was shot. Investigators say the fatally wounded man’s car lost control, went over a curb over bushes and crashed onto a parking lot of Santa Ana College, 1530 W. 17th St. After crashing, the man — who was the only person in the car — was got out and collapsed. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Two men were seen running from the area after the shooting, but there was no description available of the suspects. Detectives say they will be going over security video from the campus and a nearby McDonald’s restaurant as part of the investigation. Bristol remains closed for the fatal shooting investigation. Students should call ahead before coming to the campus because access could be impacted.

Humberto Strengthens Into Hurricane After Moving Farther Into Atlantic

Humberto has been upgraded to a hurricane as it moves farther east into the Atlantic Ocean and away from land. The Bahamas dodged the brunt of Humberto as it passed by Saturday with sustained winds around 70 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm picked up speed as it moved away from the islands and strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane, with winds of 75 mph, Sunday night, the center said. Hurricane Humberto is about 785 miles west of Bermuda and moving northeast at 3 mph, the hurricane center said late Sunday. It is forecast to continue at that pace through Monday morning before gaining speed and turning east-northeast over the next three days, the center said. High surf and heavy rains will continue to be an issue throughout the week in Bermuda, the NHC said. Swells will also impact the northwestern Bahamas and southeastern coast of the United States from east-central Florida up to North Carolina in the coming days, creating dangerous rip currents. Forecasters are now monitoring at least two tropical disturbances, one in the Gulf of Mexico and the other in the Atlantic…

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