Hollywood Rampage Caught on Video

Police shoot, kill suspect

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    A man walking near Hollywood and Vine started shooting at drivers, as witnesses watched in amazement. One person was hit, and those who survived feel very lucky.

    A gunman shooting at cars near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street was killed Friday morning after a shootout with police, and much of the incident was caught on video.

    In one clip obtained by NBC4 (embedded, above) the gunman calmly fires into a passing truck. The gunshot echoes through the neighborhood.

    In another video, posted on Twitvid, one car swerves away from gunfire, while another vehicle makes a U-turn and speeds off.

    Link (Warning: Contains Graphic Language): Video of shooter at Sunset and Vine Hollywood

    Hollywood Shoot-Out

    [LA] Hollywood Shoot-Out
    Police are trying to figure out what the gunman's motive was. NBC4's Annette Arreola reports.

    Part 2 of the video shows a Los Angeles police car parked in the middle of the intersection. An officer chases after the suspect. Multiple gun shots can be heard.

    Link (Warning: Contains Graphic Language): Sunset & Vine Shooter Video 2

    Police responded to the shooting spree about 10:20 a.m. The suspect was shot and killed by police. He died at the scene.

    A second person was also shot, possibly by the suspect. A fire official confirmed at least one person was transported by LAFD to a hospital for treatment.

    No police officers were injured in the shooting.

    "I had some bad feelings. I though maybe we should throw some things at him or call the police. It was a really terrifying moment for me," said witness Nick Weinstein.

    "I kind of ducked down behind that water fountain and then, I ran into the bank," said another witness.

    Police shut down a portion of the street near ArcLight Cinemas. The intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street remained closed at 4 p.m. Traffic was being diverted around the crime scene.

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