Victim wounded in shooting at Woodland Hills hotel; search underway for man, sex worker

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

WOODLAND HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Police are looking for a man and a sex worker they say are behind a robbery and shooting at a hotel in Woodland Hills.

Officers were called to the Best Western on Ventura Boulevard around 11 p.m. Friday night, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Authorities say the sex worker and victim got into a dispute over services. During the exchange, her employer got involved and shot the client.

Police say the pair then stole about $20,000 and a Fendi bag from the victim. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

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About the Author
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.