Man wounded in Beverly Hills shooting

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BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - A man was shot and wounded in Beverly Hills, and an investigation was underway today.

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The shooting was reported late Monday night in the 100 block of North Canon Drive, near Wilshire Boulevard, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department.

The wounded man was a patron of a restaurant who stepped outside to smoke, according to CBS2.

As he was smoking, the man was struck by at least one bullet fired from across the street, wounding him in the lower back, and the suspect who fired the gun ran and jumped into a waiting vehicle that fled the area, the station reported.

The victim was reported to be in stable condition at a hospital.

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