Man shot, killed in LA's Silver Lake area

LOS ANGELES -- A man was shot and killed in Los Angeles' Silver Lake area on Thursday in an apparent gang-related shooting. The gunman has not been located.

Authorities responded to the 4300 block of Sunset Boulevard, near Fountain Avenue, just before 11 a.m. A 30-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his chest.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital, where he later died. His name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Police say a small black vehicle was seen leaving the area. No further suspect information was immediately available.

Thomas Starr King Middle School was placed on lockdown as a precaution for about an hour as officers searched for a suspect.

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