NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - The Coroner's Office released the name of a man Sunday who was shot dead at a car wash in North Hollywood.
The shooting victim was identified as Brian Pleytez, 25, of Van Nuys, said Coroner's Lt. Fred Corral.
The shooting attack was gang-related, said Los Angeles police officer Mike Lopez of the Media Relations Section.
Police were dispatched to reports of a fight at the car wash, on Laurel Canyon Boulevard near Victory Boulevard, at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Lopez said.
Officers en route were told that a man in a black Toyota Camry was driving away scene of the shooting. They stopped him on Laurel Canyon Boulevard, and he was arrested on suspicion of murder, Lopez said.
A gun was recovered. The suspect's name was not released.
Pleytez, suffering from several gunshots to the upper torso, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Coroner's Officer.Copyright 2015 FOX 11 Los Angeles | Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts or to watch FOX 11 News | Follow us on Facebook , Twitter and YouTube.