Police were searching for five suspects after a man was shot near the busy Venice Beach boardwalk Friday night.
Officers responding to reports of a shooting about 9:20 p.m. in the 200 block of Ocean Front Walk found a man suffering from gunshot wounds, said Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez.
The man was taken to a local hospital in stable condition, Lopez said. He was not identified.
According to several media reports, a gunman fired into a crowd during a fireworks show on the boardwalk.
Authorities did not provide descriptions of the suspects.