By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — One person was shot and killed in Baldwin Hills outside a Target on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened at 3535 South La Cienega Boulevard around 3:20 p.m.

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Los Angeles Police Department officials described it as an apparent robbery attempt.

The victims were sitting in a white Mazda when shots were fired, hitting the passenger only, who was taken to a hospital in critical condition before he was pronounced dead.

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According to LAPD Officer Mike Lopez, a man walked up to the vehicle and attempted to rob the victim, then shot at him “several times.” The driver was not injured.

No suspect descriptions were immediately provided.

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