Saturday, December 3, 2016

Eastside 911

Man shot dead in East L.A.


EAST LOS ANGELES — A man was fatally shot in the 3800 block of Whittier Boulevard tonight, said the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. The shooting took place at about 6 pm in the 3800 block of Whittier Boulevard. The victim was declared dead at the scene. ... Read More »

Blue-haired tagging suspect apprehended in Boyle Heights

BOYLE HEIGHTS —  A female tagger suspected of defacing several Downtown government buildings was caught today by police when she was detained on an open container investigation, said the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Victoria Jayne Bay, a 37-year-old transient, was arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism ... Read More »

Fatal Echo Park crash remains under investigation

Memorial to Echo Park crash victims

ECHO PARK —   Police have released a few more details about Sunday’s fatal crash that left two elderly women dead. But the cause of the crash has yet to be determined. The two women, ages  78 and 81,  suffered blunt force trauma to the head and ... Read More »

East L.A. shooting leaves one man dead, two wounded


EAST LOS ANGELES – One man was killed and two were wounded during a Saturday night shooting outside a convenience store in the 4100 block of E Cesar Chavez Street. The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said Juan Carillo Ortiz, 18-years old, died after being struck multiple times ... Read More »

Missing Elysian Valley couple located in Mexico


ELYSIAN VALLEY — A man and woman who were reported missing after failing to return from a weekend desert camping trip have turned up in Mexico, police said today. Family members are going to Mexico to pick up Mariya Mitkova, 27, and Aaron Morganstein, 33, said ... Read More »

Man shot while driving on 5 Freeway


Police continue to search for the suspects in what appears to be a violent case of freeway road rage that left one man with a severe laceration to his eye after the suspect opened fire on the 5 Freeway Monday night. Read More »