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Gunmen fatally shoot woman, injure man at Hollywood restaurant

January 28, 2012 |  7:47 am
Map shows location of Saturday's shooting in purple, as well as 37 other homicides (in red) since January 2007. Click here to learn more on the  Homicide Report.Los Angeles Police Department officers on Saturday were searching for two men accused of opening fire at a popular Thai restaurant on North La Brea Avenue near Hollywood Boulevard, killing a female diner and wounding a male diner.

The LAPD is looking for the two men, who fled in a dark car after the shooting Friday night. [Updated at 8:26 a.m.: LAPD sources said there has been some confusion about exactly how the shooting occurred and that the department would provide a clearer narrative later this morning.]

The shooting took place at the Pink Pepper, a Thai restaurant in the 1600 block of North La Brea Avenue, about 10:15 p.m., said Norma Eisenman, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

TV footage showed that the bullet shattered the glass enclosure of the eatery's outdoor patio.
There was no known motive for the shooting.

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Image: Map shows location of Saturday's shooting in purple, as well as 37 other homicides (in red) since January 2007. Credit: Homicide Report

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