Man shot in the head, killed while in rental car in North Hollywood

Los Angeles police investigators were looking for the driver and passenger of a newer model Dodge Challenger who are accused of shooting and killing a man driving a rental car in North Hollywood early Monday morning.

Erik Brown of North Hollywood, 35, died at the scene, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported.

The deadly shooting occurred in the 7000 block of Fulton Avenue, between Vanowen Street and Sherman Way. Officials said they received multiple 911 calls around 3:30 a.m. from people stating they heard between four and five gunshots and witnessed another car speeding off from the area.

After Brown was shot, he lost control of the red vehicle and slammed into multiple vehicles parked on the street.

Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department were investigating. 

Authorities believe multiple people are connected to the shooting. 

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