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A man in his 30s was shot to death Monday morning during a drug deal on a Hollywood street.

The shooting was reported at 12:49 a.m. in the 5400 block of Sunset Boulevard, according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

The victim was buying drugs from another man in his 30s when the two got into an argument and the dealer shot the victim, the officer said.

The man was found not conscious and not breathing and was pronounced dead at the scene, LAPD Officer Lizeth Lomeli said.

Sunset Boulevard was closed in both directions between Bronson Avenue and Gordon Street for the crime scene investigation, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call West Bureau Homicide detectives at 213-382-9470.

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