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Woman detained in Hollywood domestic shooting

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 17, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman has been detained as a person of interest, after a man was shot in Hollywood on Saturday.The apparent domestic dispute occurred shortly after 7 p.m. in an apartment at 7045 Hawthorn Ave.

Authorities said the woman initially told officers that the man was shot by a drug dealer, but police later said that she was considered a person of interest in the shooting.

The man was shot in the upper body and is recovering at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Word on his condition was not immediately available.

It was unclear if the woman had been booked for a crime or if officers were just questioning her. Authorities said the man and woman were in their 50s.

City News Service contributed to this report.