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A man caught on surveillance video shooting two British tourists over the summer near Venice Beach in Los Angeles is being sought, police said Wednesday.

The Los Angeles Police Department has identified the suspect as Brandon Manyo Dixon.

The LAPD said Dixon and his friend got into an argument with two tourists from the United Kingdom outside a bar on July 30.

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Brandon Manyo Dixon was seen chasing two British tourists in the Venice Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles before shooting them, police said.
(Los Angeles Police Department)

The argument later turned into a physical fight, police said. Dixon allegedly chased and shot the victims with a gun. The victims survived.

Video footage released by the LAPD shows a man chasing two people through a crowded area and brandishing a weapon.

“Both suffered serious gunshot wounds and were hospitalized for their injuries,” police said.

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Authorities are still searching for Dixon, who is believed to be armed and dangerous.

In February, tourists from Florida were robbed and shot by a group of masked men in Venice, Fox Los Angeles reported.

Brandon Manyo Dixon is accused of shooting two British tourists at Venice Beach.

Brandon Manyo Dixon is accused of shooting two British tourists at Venice Beach.
(Los Angeles Police Department)

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Venice, a popular tourist destination, has been plagued by crime and drug use and most recently saw a homeless population on its famous boardwalk Skyrocket until authorities cleaned up the area.

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