HOLLYWOOD HILLS—A security guard at a Ralph’s supermarket located on 5400 Hollywood Boulevard fatally shot a woman during an assault on Monday, August 7.

The Los Angeles Police Department reported the incident took place after 3 p.m. following an altercation that occurred between the security guard and the individual who attacked him with a fire extinguisher and later with a screwdriver. The guard fired a shot at the woman’s upper body during the incident.

The LAPD tweeted at 11:57 p.m. on Monday, “LAPD News: Hollywood Div. and West Bureau Detectives investigating a shooting at a business in the 5400 block of Hollywood BLVD.”

The guard called 911 after the shooting and rendered aid until paramedics arrived on the scene. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she later died. The name and age of the individual has not been disclosed to the public.

The supermarket was closed as a result of the incident. The security guard did not suffer any injury during the incident. A motive as to what provoked the assault has not been disclosed by authorities, as the case is still under investigation.