A man in his 30s was shot to death Monday morning during an apparent drug deal in a parking lot in Hollywood, and his killer was being sought, police said.

The shooting was reported at 12:49 a.m. in the 5900 block of Sunset Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

According to the preliminary investigation, the two men two got into an argument before the shooting happened.

The wounded man was found not conscious and not breathing in a vehicle, and he was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Information on his identity was not immediately available.

Sunset Boulevard between Bronson Avenue and Gordon Street was closed while an investigation was conducted, but the lanes have fully reopened.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call LAPD West Bureau homicide detectives at 213-382-9470; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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