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Deadly lightning strikes at Venice beach: Images capture aftermath

The aftermath of a lightning storm that left one man dead and at least eight others hurt in the Venice area was captured on social media.

Los Angeles firefighters responded to the incident about 2:20 p.m. in the 3500 block of S. Ocean Front Walk. Eight people were taken to hospitals. Their condition was not known, but some did not appear to be seriously hurt.

On Catalina Island, lightning struck a man and ignited several brush fires, authorities said.

Latest updates: At least 9 hit by lightning on L.A. beaches

The unidentified 57-year-old man did not suffer life-threatening injuries in the strike and was listed in stable condition, said Sgt. Robert Berardi of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Here are some images captured on social media:

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