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 killer was buying drugs from the man when the two got into an argument and the suspect shot the victim, police said.
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 was closed in the area while an investigation was conducted. 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.