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A man in his 20s was shot and killed in Hollywood Wednesday evening after getting into a dispute with another man.

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood Division of the Los Angeles Police Department were called at around 7 p.m. to Selma and Argyle avenues south of the W Hollywood hotel where they learned a man had been shot after arguing with a suspect, an LAPD spokesman said.

Witnesses told police after the suspect drew a gun and shot the victim, the victim went into a vehicle and tried to drive away but crashed into several nearby parked cars.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The suspect drove away from the scene and there was no suspect description available.

The killing was the third in Hollywood in a week, police said.

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