A 31-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday, November 29th, at 12443 Allin St. in the Del Rey area, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Pacific Community police said.

The man, identified as Byron R. Castaneda, was getting into his parked vehicle on Allin Street at 4:20 p.m. when two male Hispanic suspects approached him, police said.

One suspect then allegedly began shooting at Castaneda with an unknown caliber handgun, striking Castaneda multiple times, police said.

Castaneda fell to the street and died at the scene.

The suspects fled to a waiting gray or silver minivan that had been parked a block away, police said. The suspects and the van driver headed eastbound toward Centinela Avenue.

Police said the shooting appears to be gang related. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the LAPD Pacific homicide division at (310) 482-6369 or (310) 482-6372.

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