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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Crime

Person dies near Silver Lake freeway onramp

The Silver Lake Boulevard onramp to the southbound 101 Freeway was shut down last night as officials investigated the death a person who lived in a homeless encampment, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officials with the CHP and LAPD contacted this morning did not have ... Read More »

Woman killed crossing El Sereno street

El SERENO — A pedestrian was killed Wednesday evening after she was struck by a vehicle in the 5200 block of Alhambra Avenue, police said. There are conflicting reports about what happened. KTLA and others say that the crash that left a 30-year-old mother dead and ... Read More »

Man pleads in Dodger Stadium assault

A 28-year-old man pleaded no contest today to punching a fan in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after the man’s mother got into an argument following the Dodgers-Mets playoff game in October 2015. Michael Rae Papayans of Palos Verdes Estates entered his plea to one count ... Read More »

Highland Park shooting leaves one injured

HIGHLAND PARK —  One person was shot late this afternoon near Figueroa Street and Avenue 54, police said. The victim was transported to a hospital in unknown condition, said LAPD spokesman Tony Im. He did not have information about the age or sex of the victim. ... Read More »

Police pursuit ends in Echo Park [updated]

ECHO PARK — Police apprehended two suspects following a pursuit that ended near Sunset and Glendale boulevards, according to preliminary information provided by the LAPD. Residents reported seeing a large number of squad cars descend on the area near Taix restaurant as a police helicopter hovered ... Read More »

Eagle Rock shooter remains at large

EAGLE ROCK -- Police are looking for a teenage suspect who opened fire at two rival gang members, one of whom was struck in the back, during a Wednesday night shooting near the Yosemite Recreation Center. Read More »

Eagle Rock shooting leaves juvenile injured

EAGLE ROCK — Police tonight are looking for a suspect in the shooting of a male juvenile near the Yosemite Recreation Center in what is believed to be a gang-related crime. The victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition following the shooting, which took ... Read More »

Police search for murder suspect after El Sereno standoff

EL SERENO -- Police continue to search for a murder suspect this morning following an hours-long standoff that lead to the arrest of the suspect's cousin at an El Sereno home, reports NBC LA. The SWAT standoff to capture the suspected murder at the 4400 block of Maycrest Avenue started at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, said Officer Aareon Jefferson with LAPD media relations told The Eastsider. Read More »