LOS ANGELES – A man in his 30s was shot and killed by an assailant during an altercation Thursday evening in downtown Los Angeles.
Police responded to a shots fired call at approximately 6:45 p.m. to the 700 block of South Spring Street between 7th and 8th Streets. When the officers arrived at the scene they found the victim suffering from a single gunshot wound.
Witnesses told police the shooter, believed to be in his 30s, and the victim were involved in an argument before the shooting, Cruz said. The suspect ran from the scene in an unknown direction.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say they do not believe the shooting was gang-related.