SILVER LAKE ( — A man was killed Thursday in a shooting outside of a Del Taco restaurant.

Paramedics were sent to the 4300 block of West Sunset Boulevard, near Fountain Avenue, around 11 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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The victim, who was shot twice, was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The shooting suspect was last seen driving eastbound on West Sunset Boulevard.

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Several LAPD patrol cars remained on scene as Sky2 was overhead.

Nearby Thomas Starr King Middle School was placed on lockdown, according to the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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No other details were immediately available.