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Hollywood Rampage Caught on Video

Police shoot, kill suspect



    Many Witnesses Saw Hollywood Shooting Spree

    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. (Published Monday, Dec. 12, 2011)

    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.
    (Published Friday, Dec. 9, 2011)

    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.

    Hollywood Rampage Caught on Video

    [LA] Hollywood Rampage Caught on Video
    Warning: disturbing content -- A gunman walking down the middle of the street fires into a moving vehicle and the chilling incident was captured on video.
    (Published Friday, Dec. 9, 2011)

    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.

    Shots Fired at Sunset, Vine

    [LA] Shots Fired at Sunset, Vine
    Police responded to reports of gunfire in Hollywood near Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street. One person was killed after a shootout with police; another person, possibly the suspect, was shot and transported to a hospital.
    (Published Friday, Dec. 9, 2011)

    "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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