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Man is shot after leaving Hollywood nightclub [Updated]

Map shows approximate location of incident in black and recent crime reports in brown and red. Click for more details on The Times' interactive Crime L.A. project.

A man was shot and wounded after a hip-hop show in Hollywood early Monday.

The man was leaving the Wonderland Club, where Compton rapper Problem and the Inglewood hip-hop group Cali Swag District performed, when the shooting took place.

Officer Gregory Baek of the Los Angeles Police Department said the victim, a 25-year-old man, had gotten in an altercation with someone at the club.

The man left the club and was walking near Yucca Street and Cahuenga Boulevard about 1:18 a.m. when a vehicle approached him from behind and someone shot him in the back.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and was in stable condition.

[Updated at 9:14 a.m.: Rapper M-Bone, a member of the Cali Swag District, was killed in May in a drive-by shooting in Inglewood. M-Bone, whose real name is Montae Talbert, was shot twice in the head while sitting in a car.]

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-- Abby Sewell

Image: Map shows approximate location of the incident as a black square as well as recent crime reports in brown and red. Credit: Los Angeles Times

 
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