Police were searching for three men after a man was shot and killed in Venice Thursday night, authorities said.
The shooting was reported around 8:15 p.m. near Seventh and Flower Streets, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Police found the victim, a 45-year-old man, suffering from gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the LAPD.
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Witnesses said they saw a man exit an SUV and shoot the man before getting back inside the vehicle, which drove away from the scene east on Flower Street.
Police said they were looking for a tan colored SUV possibly connected to the shooting.
Investigators said they were trying to determine if the shooting was targeted.