Patrons flee Grand Central Market in downtown LA after gunfire injures a man

Authorities were searching for a suspected shooter after a man was struck by gunfire near Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles Saturday afternoon.

At 3:56 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of south Hill Street for the shooting, said Officer Rosario Cervantes, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson. Videos shared on social media showed many frightened patrons fleeing the area of the market and some taking cover.

Shots fired near Grand Central Market. One man hit and people running fearfully away. pic.twitter.com/JmQ5cGs8Ev — Sean Beckner-Carmitchel (@ACatWithNews) May 14, 2022