LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A clerk at a Chevron gas station in the Los Feliz area was shot and killed today during a robbery attempt, authorities said.

The shooting occurred about 5:25 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Vermont Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

The wounded man, who was about 25, died at a hospital, police said. His name was withheld, pending family notification.

The suspect was described only as a man in his early 20s, who fled in a vehicle. Anyone with information on the case was urged to call (877) LAPD-247.a