WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A man was hospitalized Tuesday for treatment of gunshot injuries sustained during an armed robbery that took place in a West Hollywood neighborhood.

Around 1 a.m., the shooting victim was walking on a sidewalk located in the 1000 block of North Kings Road when two armed suspects approached him, according to the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Department.

The suspects held the man at gunpoint and stole his cell phone along with a portable credit card reader before they shot him outside of the condominium complex.

Upon their arrival, paramedics transported the victim to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was employed as a delivery man. He was delivering food when the shooting occurred. Police have not released the name of the company where he worked.

At this time, no suspect descriptions have been provided.

The investigation is ongoing.

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