Hollywood Shooting Victim Critical but Stable

The victim was identified by a friend as John Atterberry

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    John Atterberry via Facebook

    The victim of a gun-wielding man killed Friday morning after a shootout with police near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street was said to be in critical but stable condition at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

    The victim, identified by a friend as 40-year-old John Atterberry, was driving his silver Mercedes through the Hollywood area when the gunman reportedly fired into his vehicle.

    Friends of Hollywood Shooting Victim Speak Out

    [LA] Friends of Hollywood Shooting Victim Speak Out
    Friends identified the victim of Friday's random shooting spree in Hollywood as 40-year-old John Atterberry. (Published Friday, Dec 9, 2011)

    Friday night, friends and neighbors came by Atterbery's Hollywood Hills home that he shares with his girlfriend to confirm the news and console one another.

    "He's a great guy," said Tyava Winborne, a friend of the victim. "He was in my wedding. He and my husband are close friends."

    "I was supposed to see him next Friday cause we're having a Christmas party at his house," Winborne said.

    Another man was grazed by a bullet, but didn't sustain major injuries.

    Much of the incident that involved the gunman firing into passing vehicles was caught on video.

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

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

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