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Man Shot Outside Burger King In Echo Park

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Police are looking for a gunman who shot a man outside an Echo Park Burger King this morning.

The shooting happened at Glendale Boulevard and Reservoir Street at around 8:30 a.m., according to ABC7. The victim, a man in his 30s, was shot once and taken to the hospital. KTLA says he was shot in the neck.

A jogger in the area called police after hearing a shot fired and a man yelling. There's no description of the suspect. He was last seen running northbound on Alvarado Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Times.

UPDATE 10:49 p.m.: The shooting happened after two transients—one a regular customer of Burger King—got into an argument, according to The Eastsider LA. Police say the victim was shot in the leg, not the neck, as was reported earlier. Employees say they saw the man bleeding near the drive-through window.