By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after he was shot in the downtown area of Los Angeles.

The shooting occurred at about 10:30 a.m. in the 600 block of South Alameda Street, according to Officer Rosario Cervantes of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.

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The shooter fled the scene, she said.

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No further information was immediately available.

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