Man Shot in Marina del Rey; Search for Gunman Underway

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Investigators were searching for the person who shot a man in Marina del Rey on Sunday, leaving him hospitalized in unknown condition.

A gunshot victim was reported near Panay Way and Via Marina around 12:11 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Mike Barraza said.

The man was lying in a bush and bleeding from his chest and groin area, according to Marin Ginzburg, who told KTLA she spotted the man while driving with a friend and called officials.

The 45-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his torso area and was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in unknown condition, a Sheriff’s Department news release stated.

The shooter was believed to have been in a dark-colored vehicle. Additional information was not available.