Authorities Friday identified a man who was fatally shot at an apartment in Hollywood amid a marijuana transaction, and continued their efforts to find three suspects seen fleeing the scene.
The shooting was reported about 12:45 a.m. Thursday in the 1700 block of North Orange Drive. Christopher Walker, 33, of Los Angeles was pronounced dead at the scene, the coroner’s office reported.
“Detectives learned that the victim was involved in a marijuana transaction when the suspects shot the victim and robbed the victim of marijuana,” according to a Los Angeles Police Department statement.
The suspects, described only as two men and a woman, fled and were being sought, police said.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the LAPD West Bureau Homicide office at 213-382-9470, or 877-LAPD-247.