1 Killed, Multiple Injured In Los Angeles Hotel Shooting

1 Killed, Multiple Injured In Los Angeles Hotel Shooting
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Los Angeles shooting: One person reportedly died and others were wounded in a shooting near a Los Angeles hotel.


The shooting started near the Standard Hotel at about 2:20 a.m., Los Angeles police spokesperson Rosario Herrara said, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. Multiple victims were found at the scene of the shooting. Four people were taken to the hospital. One of the victims died while the rest remain in stable condition.

It has not been determined yet what the cause of the shooting was. According to NBC Los Angeles, the altercation began inside the hotel and continued outside. “They’re going to be in there watching video so that they can piece together what occurred and possibly get some suspect descriptions,” LAPD officer Donald Graham said, according to ABC7.

The identities of the victims have not been released. Whether the victims of the shooting were guests at the hotel has not been made clear. According to People, an employee at the Standard Hotel said none of the employees or the guests were involved in the shooting.

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