Suspect in custody after security guard shot at Hollywood & Highland shoe store

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A suspected gunman was in custody after a security guard was shot at a store near Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue on Monday, police say.

Police responded to Shoe Palace located at the famed intersection at about 4:25 p.m. to reports of the shooting with a person down, said Officer William Cooper with the Los Angeles Police Department.

After the shooting, police said a suspect fled the scene north on Highland Avenue.

Officers set up a perimeter in the area, and by about 6:30 p.m., had one suspect in custody, Cooper said.

LAPD said the victim was in stable condition.

Further details about the shooting were not immediately available.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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