Man Accused Of Shooting And Killing Coworker In Downtown L.A. Still At Large
The shooting occurred yesterday afternoon (Photo via KTLA)
Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot and killed a coworker yesterday afternoon in downtown Los Angeles.
The shooting occurred yesterday just after 4 p.m. on the 6th floor of a high-rise located in the 100 block of 7th St. in downtown Los Angeles' garment district, KTLA reports. Initially, police reported that one person had been taken to the hospital and was in critical condition. However, LAPD Officer Liliana Preciado said that the victim had died as of 8 p.m.
The shooter and the victim were both employees of a clothing manufacturing business and got into an argument earlier in the day. The shooter left the workplace, returned with a gun and shot the victim in the chest.
The police have not released the identity of either the shooter or the victim, but have described the alleged gunman as a Hispanic man between 30 to 35 years old who was wearing a suit and tie at the time of the incident. The victim was also in his 30s, CBS Los Angeles reports.
As of 11 p.m., the shooter had not been located. However, police say they don't believe nearby workers or residents should be worried, because the shooter is most likely attempting to flee the area, according to NBC Los Angeles.