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Carjackers shoot, then drag man from Toyota Prius in East Hollywood

Carjacking and shooting in East Hollywood
LAPD officers investigate the scene of a carjacking and shooting in East Hollywood early Thursday morning.
(KTLA-TV)

Two men shot and dragged a driver from his vehicle in an early-morning carjacking Thursday in East Hollywood.

The shooting occurred about 3:40 a.m. in the 5000 block of Sunset Boulevard, said Officer Jenny Houser, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Two gunmen approached a driver who was seated in his vehicle and shot him, she said.

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After shooting the driver, the unidentified men pulled him out of his vehicle and drove away in it.

The man was taken to an area hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, Houser said.

City News Service described the vehicle as a Toyota Prius.

veronica.rocha@latimes.com

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