Police were searching for a gunman who opened fire on a man who was sitting in his car on a street in Encino on Wednesday.,
The shooting was reported just before 6 p.m. in the 4900 block of Rupert Avenue, according to Los Angeles Fire Department Spokesman Erik Scott.
When officers arrived they discovered a man in his 40s with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Los Angeles Police Detective James Setzer.
The unidentified victim was approached by a white man in his mid 50s who fired multiple times, according to LAPD spokesman Officer Gregory Baek.
The gunman left the location in a pickup truck, Baek said.
The victim was transported to Northridge Hospital Medical Center in critical condition, Baek said.
There was no further information on his condition.