Man shot in chest in Venice; suspect sought

A Los Angeles Police Department patrol vehicle is seen behind crime scene tape at the scene of a shooting in Venice on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (KABC)

A search is underway for a suspect who fled after shooting a man in the chest in Venice early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the shooting occurred around 3:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Broadway. The suspect fled the scene in a gray vehicle, investigators said.

An ambulance rushed the victim to the hospital. Authorities said he is in stable condition and was undergoing surgery.

Police have not made any arrests.
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