Los Angeles latenight Hollywood Walk of Fame shooting leaves teenager dead, LAPD says

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A teenager was killed early Monday during a shutout at the Hollywood Walk of Famepolice said.

The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. in the normally tourist-heavy area, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Officers responded to Hollywood Boulevard and Sycamore Avenue to a call of shots fired. Men were reported fleeing the area, the LAPD said.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY DA GEORGE GASCON DECLINED TO CHARGE MAN MONTHS BEFORE HE ALLEGEDLY MURDERED OFF-DUTY COP

Los Angeles police officers secure a murder scene in Hollywood where a teenager was shot and killed early Monday.
(Fox Los Angeles)

When the officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old and a firearm nearby. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Investigators believe the victim was with a suspect and confronted a group at the scene. The group ran away and the unidentified suspect open fire. Authorities the teen also had a firearm and fired.

Witnesses said they heard about 10 gunshots, Fox Los Angeles reported. The teen killed was shot multiple times. Authorities are looking for the other suspect.

The Walk of Fame is one of the region’s biggest tourist attractions as tourists visit to see thousands of stars with names of celebrities embedded on the sidewalk.

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