A man was shot to death Sunday evening in Paramount and the shooter remains at large, according to the sheriff’s department.
Authorities do not have information on a suspect nor a motive for the homicide at this time.
Colin Chandler Wolters is accused of killing of 27-year-old Chelsea Smith in the Lakewood Village apartment they shared.
“There was an altercation between the couple that resulted in injuries to the victim’s upper torso,” police said.
In his own statement to the family, he apologized and asked them to forgive him, saying “nothing justifies what I did,” according to a prosecutor, although he said he was experiencing a mental breakdown that day.
Two men were in the parked car when another driver pulled up from the side and at least one person inside his or her vehicle opened fire, the LBPD said in a news release.
Police said they don’t know what prompted the attack, and the suspect’s family says they’re also confused.
On Tuesday, the attorney defending Charles Davis Jr. argued his client had nothing to do with William Meeks’ death last year.
The man was found severely beaten at 1 a.m. on Jan. 5 in an alley near 68th Street and Paramount Boulevard.
Hours before the shooting, the suspect had caused concern and sparked a search by Cal State Long Beach police when he was on campus voicing frustrations with the school.