A man was shot in the head and critically wounded in The Forum parking lot Tuesday night after backing his Jeep into a car following a Lakers game, police said.

Paramedics took the victim, a man in his late 40s or early 50s, to Centinela Hospital Medical Center, where he was in a coma, a nursing supervisor said.The shooting occurred as a sellout crowd of 17,505 left the arena after watching the Lakers lose 111-103 to the Detroit Pistons.