A 21-year-old man was shot and killed by a security guard at a Walgreens in Hollywood late Sunday, police said.
The confrontation began about 8:10 p.m. at 1501 Vine St. when a verbal argument between the security guard and a man escalated into a physical fight, Los Angeles Police Officer Norma Eisenman said.
Eisenman said the security guard pulled out a handgun and shot the man. The man, whose name has not been released, died at a hospital, she said.
The security guard cooperated with detectives and was not arrested, Eisenman said. It is not clear whether the man was armed or what prompted the shooting.