Man shot near Venice's Ocean Front Walk

- A man was shot and wounded near the Venice Boardwalk and police on Thursday were looking for the gunman.

The shooting was reported at 10:24 p.m. Wednesday near the area of Windward Avenue and Speedway, said Lt. Joseph Sanchez of the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Division.

The suspect and victim were involved in a confrontation outside a business in that area before the suspect fired on the victim. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital in critical but stable condition, Sanchez said.

There was no description of the shooter available and it wasn't immediately clear if the suspect and victim know each other.

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