Man shot in North Hollywood during attempted robbery

Fire crews help transport a man shot during an attempted robbery in North Hollywood early Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 2017.

A man was in the hospital Sunday after he was shot during an attempted robbery in North Hollywood.

Officer responded to the scene of the shooting at about 3:30 a.m. near Vineland Avenue and Collins Street, according to Los Angeles police.

Police said a suspect walked up to the victim while the suspect and another person tried to rob the victim of his belongings. The suspects then shot him in the upper torso, walked back to their car and fled.

The unidentified man was rushed to a nearby hospital in stable condition, police said.

The attackers remained on the loose. Police did not release a description of the suspects.
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