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.

Copyright 2018 FOX 11 Los Angeles: Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts or to watch FOX 11 News | Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.