Security guard shot in Hollywood near Metro station

Los Angeles police are investigating a shooting in Hollywood near a Metro station in the 5400 block of Hollywood Boulevard that left a security guard wounded.

The shooting happened at about 9:33 p.m. The victim was rushed to the hospital in an unknown condition. Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 20s, 5-feet 10-inches tall, approximately 150 pounds, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, white shorts and armed with a gun.

The suspect was last seen on Western Avenue from Hollywood Boulevard. The Metro Red Line station was not affected.

No further details were immediately known. The investigation is ongoing.

CNS contributed to this report