Man killed, another wounded in shooting outside downtown Los Angeles bar

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

An investigation is underway Thursday after two men were shot outside a bar in downtown Los Angeles overnight.

The shooting was reported around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday outside the business located at 410 Boyd Street, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Boyle confirmed to KTLA.

The address is associated with The Escondite, which offers food, live music and drinks, according to its website.

Police respond to a fatal shooting in downtown Los Angeles on May 8, 2024. (KTLA)Police respond to a fatal shooting in downtown Los Angeles on May 8, 2024. (KTLA)

Investigators believe the two victims were outside the location when they were involved in an altercation with two other men.

One of those suspects then pulled out a handgun and shot at the two victims, Boyle said.

One victim, described as a 47-year-old Hispanic man, was pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital.

The second victim, a Hispanic man of unknown age, was listed at a hospital in stable condition, Boyle said.

There was no further description of the suspects or any possible vehicle connected to the shooting.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.