A homicide investigation has been launched after police failed to catch a gunman who shot a man dead in Highland Park last night.
Officers set up a perimeter on Tuesday night as they hunted for the suspect, however the search was called of at around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The shooting occurred about 9:20 p.m. at a home in the 6000 block of Fayette St., officials with the Los Angeles Police Department said.
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Police was in the area searching for the shooter because he was wanted on a previous robbery charge.