Suspected gunman arrested after man shot, wounded at Metro Red Line station in East Hollywood

EAST HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A suspect was arrested after a man was shot and wounded early Saturday morning at a Metro subway station where a woman was brutally raped last week, authorities said.

The man was shot in the hand shortly after 1 a.m. at the Red Line station at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. His condition was described as stable.

The identity of the suspected gunman in custody was not immediately disclosed. The weapon was recovered by investigators, the LAPD said.

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The circumstances that led to the shooting were under investigation.

The incident occurred as the search continued for a man who strangled, punched and raped a 60-year-old woman at the same subway station on March 14.
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