Hispanic man Shot, Killed On Metro Train In Downtown LA

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Officials say a man was shot dead on a Metro train in downtown Los Angeles late Wednesday night, according to reports.

The incident occurred at about 11:50 p.m. on a northbound Metro Blue Line train at the Washington station, located at Washington Boulevard and Long Beach Avenue.

When the train stopped at the station, a male suspect exited the train, pointed a gun at the victim and opened fire as the victim was stepping out of the train.

The 35-year-old victim, whose name was not immediately released, died at the scene.

The suspect fled the scene. He was identified only as a Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s.

Metro service in both directions was shut down as of 5 a.m.