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News Release

Monday, January 10, 2011

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Nightclub Shooting Leaves Security Guard Injured NR11012kr

Los Angeles: A disturbance at a Hollywood nightclub escalated to a shooting late Friday night, leaving a security guard suffering from a gunshot wound.

On January 7, 2011, at around 11:45 p.m., at a nightclub in the 6600 Block of Hollywood Boulevard, a shooting occurred when the club’s security guard was attempting to quell a disturbance between patrons. The suspect fired a handgun, hitting the security guard in the torso. The victim was transported to a local hospital and listed in stable condition.

To date there have been no arrests, but the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Hollywood Area Detectives Kevin Blecker or Adrian Maxwell 213-972-2967.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.