Security guard injured in shooting at the Hollywood & Highland shopping complex

HOLLYWOOD — A security guard was injured Monday in a shooting at the Hollywood & Highland shopping and entertainment complex and a suspect was taken into custody. Police were called about 4:25 p.m. to reports of the shooting with a person down, said Officer William Cooper with the Los Angeles Police Department. After the shooting, police said a suspect fled the scene north on Highland Avenue.

Officers set up a perimeter in the area, and by about 6:30 p.m., had one suspect in custody, Cooper said. An officer at LAPD’s Hollywood Station said the injured person was a security guard. CBS Los Angeles reported that the shooting occurred following a dispute between the suspect and management of the Shoe Palace store.

The victim was reported to be stable, Cooper said.

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