- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police say a man was shot several times while repairing a car in the Boyle Heights area.

Authorities are searching for a female suspect who sped off in a minivan after the shooting Monday evening.

Officer Mike Lopez says the man was outside working on the car when an unknown woman approached and began a brief conversation. Lopez says the woman suddenly fired several rounds at the man before running off.

She was last seen getting into a gray or silver minivan driven by an unidentified man.

The Los Angeles Times reports (https://lat.ms/1XiuCe3 ) the victim, who’s in his 20s, was hospitalized in critical condition.

Investigators don’t know what prompted the shooting.

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