Westwood cafe shooting leaves 1 critically wounded

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One person was critically injured early Saturday when shots were fired outside a cafe in Westwood, police said.

The shooting happened around 3:50 a.m. in front of a cafe in the 900 block of Broxton Street, the Los Angeles Police Department told KTLA.

At least one suspect fled after shooting multiple rounds at the victim.

Video from the scene showed tables set up outside of the Habibi Cafe and two SUVs out front with visible damage, though it is unclear exactly where the shooting took place.

Employees of the Habibi Cafe told KTLA they heard shots being fired and said a few people were dining outside the restaurant at the time. The cafe is open 24 hours and is a family-run business, according to employees.

First-responders transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition, police said. His identity was not released.

LAPD did not provide information about a suspect or suspects.

No other details were released.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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