The body of a man was found early this morning in a Historic Filipinotown alley immediately south of Silver Lake. The victim, described as a male black in his 20s or 30s, suffered a bullet wound to the chest and was declared dead at the scene, said Sgt. Michael Mabie with the Rampart Division. Officers were called to an alleyway near Benton Way and the 101 Freeway at about 6:15 a.m. and found firefighters at the scene, Mabie said. No suspects were in custody.
September 22, 2014