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.