NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Monday were looking for a man who allegedly shot his girlfriend with a shot gun.

The shooting occurred around 2:45 a.m. following a fight at an apartment complex in the 1300 block Van Owen Street near Coldwater Canyon, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

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“Upon arrival, they (officers) found a victim of shooting . . . with several shot gun wounds to the head,” Capt. Steve Carmona said.

The suspect, believed to be a local gang member, fled the apartment on foot.

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Van Owen Street, between Ethel and Fulton, was closed down as police focused their search in that area.

The woman was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition. She was expected to survive.

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The search for the suspect was called off late Monday morning.