Up and coming young skater 24-year-old Charley Ford was quickly lamented by local skaters and friends on Facebook, after having been murdered in Compton California on Sunday afternoon.
Charley was sitting in the front seat of a vehicle with two others including a 10 month old baby when an unidentified man ran up to the car and fired several shots at him.
Ford was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with info on the attack was asked to call detectives at 323-890-5500.
Charlie was considered a rare talent in the world of skating. He was considered by many to have a good have a good heart, and be a caring person as well as talented skater.