Man Upset After Staff Made Him Get Rid of His Marijuana Opens Fire Outside Hotel in West Hollywood, Authorities Say

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A gunman fired several rounds outside the upscale Mondrian hotel in West Hollywood on Tuesday evening in a fit of rage after the hotel staff made him get rid of his marijuana, authorities said.

Deputies responded after a shooting outside the Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel in West Hollywood on Jan. 16, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)
Deputies responded after a shooting outside the Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel in West Hollywood on Jan. 16, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

The man was told to leave the hotel after the dispute. As he was leaving, he shot four or five rounds into the air, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Charles Duncan. No one was hit.

The man, in his 30s, then got into a silver hatchback waiting at the curb, with a woman behind the wheel. The car was last seen heading east on Fountain Avenue.

A front desk receptionist who answered the phone at the hotel declined to comment.

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