By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man was shot and killed in a car in a parking lot off Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood early Monday morning during a drug deal gone bad.

Sept. 20, 2021. (CBSLA)

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Gunshots were reported at 12:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of Sunset Boulevard, near Gordon Street.

Los Angeles police responded to find a man in a parked car with gunshot wounds to his chest. He died at the scene.

The victim was not immediately identified. He was described as being in his 30s.

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Police learned that the suspect and victim were involved in some kind of drug deal when a dispute occurred, which prompted the shooting.

The suspect, described as a Black man in his 30s, was seen running from the scene, police said.

The shooting was not believed to be gang-related.

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Sunset Boulevard was closed between Bronson Avenue and Gordon Street for several hours, but has since reopened.