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Man shot dead in North Hollywood

February 11, 2009 |  8:28 am

A man was fatally shot during an argument in North Hollywood, authorities said today.

The man, who was not identified, was killed about 9 p.m. Tuesday in front of a bank in the 6600 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard, said Det. Thomas Townsend of the Los Angeles Police Department. The man was shot in the upper body and taken to a hospital, where he later died, Townsend said.  Investigators are searching for the gunman, who fled in a vehicle.

-- Corina Knoll