ENCINO (CNS) - A man sitting in a car in Encino was critically injured today when a 55-year-old man approached him, shooting at him multiple times, police said.

Police were called to the 4900 block of

Rupert Avenue
, near CrespiHigh School, at , said Officer Gregory Baek of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section.

The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The suspect fled in a pickup truck, Baek said.

Baek said it was not immediately clear if police knew the suspect even though they had his exact age. He was only described as a white man.