A man was shot to death in Koreatown and police Tuesday are searching for the shooter.

Officers from the Olympic Division of the Los Angeles Police Department responded to multiple shots fired calls at 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of South New Hampshire Avenue, LAPD Officer Drake Madison told City News Service.

Upon their arrival the officers found the victim in a planter outside an apartment building suffering from gunshot wounds, Madison said.

Fox 11 reported that the wife of the victim was on the phone with her husband at the time of the shooting.

The suspect, who was dressed in dark clothing, drove away in a dark SUV, police said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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