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Man Shot Outside Hollywood Hotel

Officers on foot patrol on nearby Hollywood Boulevard heard shots and then found the victim unconscious on the sidewalk.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

A man was shot to death outside a Hollywood hotel early today, police said.

The shooting occurred around 2 a.m. outside the Las Palmas Hotel in the 1700 block of North Las Palmas Avenue.

Officers on foot patrol on nearby Hollywood Boulevard heard shots and then found the victim unconscious on the sidewalk, said Los Angeles police Det. Steven Katz.

Paramedics determined he had been shot once in the chest, Katz said, adding that the victim was a man who appeared to be in his 20s.

--City News Service


David May 30, 2014 at 03:01 PM
I feel sorry for the tourists who come to Hollywood only to see homeless people lining the streets and down and out people begging for a quarter.
Scott Zwartz May 30, 2014 at 03:03 PM
Hollywood is dying one murder at a time thanks to the Hywd Chamber of Commerce, the old CRA and Garcetti.
bill miller May 30, 2014 at 03:18 PM
Brad Pitt only got attacked in The Red Carpet. Lucky him!
ruth May 30, 2014 at 03:26 PM
Another fatal shooting in Hollywood..one loses count as the bodies pile up here. Regarding the phony liars who keep saying how great Hollywood is doing (under their supposed watch), ..CIM, BID, Hollywood Chamber, Garcetti, O'farrell, LaBonge, etc etc etc..none of which lives here..They all should be forced to walk our streets, without their ritzy drivers and cars, but WALK our streets. And go to the nasty nightclubs they all think are so great.. and see if they all get out alive!
george abrahams May 30, 2014 at 07:26 PM
The proliferation of night clubs in Hollywood has created an environment that is hostile to the local residents. The people of Hollywood know to stay inside because of the drunks and gangsters who flood our streets at night. Thanks Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for making Hollywood a tourist trap hell hole.

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