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Koreatown workplace shooting suspect identified

Friday, November 02, 2012
This split photo shows a suspect being led away in handcuffs (Left) in the Koreatown office building shooting on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, and the victim (Right), who was transported to a local hospital after being shot multiple times.

This split photo shows a suspect being led away in handcuffs (Left) in the Koreatown office building shooting on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, and the victim (Right), who was transported to a local hospital after being shot multiple times. These photos were provided by Marc Hoffman, who works on the 11th floor of the office building. (KABC Photo / Courtesy Marc Hoffman)

Police released the name of the alleged gunman involved in a workplace shooting at a Koreatown high-rise building.

Police say 52-year-old Ji-Tae Kim shot 44-year-old Victor Cho in a realty office on Wilshire Thursday afternoon. Cho remains in critical condition. Authorities say the two were co-workers.

Within minutes of the shooting, police had Kim in custody. There were no other victims in the incident. The circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation.

Kim was booked on attempted murder charges with bail set at $1 million.

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