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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Crime

Los Feliz gas station clerk killed during robbery

LOS FELIZ — Police this morning are looking for the gunman who fatally shot a clerk during an attempted robbery of a Chevron gas station. The shooting took place at about 5:25 a.m. after the suspect entered the gas station convenience store at the corner of ... Read More »

Bloody trail leads to East L.A. shooting victim

EAST LOS ANGELES — Sheriff’s deputies responding to reports of shooting early this morning followed a trail of blood on a sidewalk into an apartment building, where they found a Latino man suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper torso. The victim, located in a ... Read More »

The new year gets off to a deadly start in Cypress Park

CYPRESS PARK — Police are searching for three suspects involved in the fatal stabbing of a man during a fight early this morning in what may have been the city’s first homicide of the year. Christian Nino, 22, died after being stabbed once during the altercation ... Read More »

Highland Park shooting victim identified

HIGHLAND PARK — The woman who was fatally shot Wednesday morning at the corner of Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street has been identified as 23-year-old Jessica Andrea Rocha of Los Angeles, said Elissa Fleak with the county coroner. Rocha, identified as Jessica Rocha-Betancourt on an online ... Read More »

Parolee apprehended after search in Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE — Streets were closed off and police dogs called in this afternoon as officers looked for a parolee-at-large. The search began after police recognized the parolee-at-large, said an officer at the LAPD Rampart Division.  The suspect was apprehended but there were no details, however, ... Read More »

Man dies outside Echo Park church

ECHO PARK — A homeless man died tonight outside a church after his companions tried but failed to keep him alive, police said. “His buddies tried CPR,” said Sgt. Teresa Anderson with the LAPD Northeast Division. But the man was declared dead at the scene by ... Read More »

Transient found dead in Lincoln Heights

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — The body of a transient was found near Avenue 26 and Humboldt Street, police said today. Officers were called to the scene at about 8:45 a.m., said an employee with the LAPD Hollenbeck Division. The cause of death was not known, but police ... Read More »