By CBSLA Staff

PALMS (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating after a person was found in the “middle of the street” in Palms on Thursday afternoon, following a report of a shooting in the area.

LAPD officers were dispatched to Venice Blvd. and Hughes Ave. around 2:20 p.m.,  after reports of four shots fired and a person lying in the street, officials said.

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The victim has not been identified, but police said they are being treated at a hospital in Westwood. There was no information on his condition.

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The suspect fled the scene, according to police.

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