Man robbed and shot while out for jog in Culver City

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A man was robbed and shot while jogging in Culver City late Wednesday night.

The incident happened about 11:20 p.m. in the 6100 block of Washington Boulevard when the jogger was approached by an unknown male, Culver City Police Department Lt. Martinez said.

The jogger, identified only as a 34-year-old resident of Culver City, was robbed and then shot during the incident, Martinez said.

The victim was taken to Cedars-Sinai Hospital to undergo emergency surgery. He was later listed in stable condition, police said in a news release.

The gunman fled the scene on foot following the robbery.

The victim described the suspect as a black man in his 20s, wearing a black hoodie and a mask, and armed with a handgun, according to police.

Investigators said they do not believe the suspect and the victim knew each other.

There was no word on what was taken in the robbery.

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