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Man arrested for allegedly attacking woman in Boyle Heights church

BOYLE HEIGHTS –– Police are seeking more information about a man who was arrested for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a woman inside a Boyle Heights church this past weekend. The victim was attacked in the sacristy room of a church in the 3300 block of Opal Street  — where Resurrection Church is located — at about 10:40 am on ... Read More »

Wanted suspect captured in Eagle Rock following police search

EAGLE ROCK —   A tip from a resident helped officers capture a wanted suspect late this afternoon following a search that saw police close major streets as an LAPD helicopter circled overhead. The search for the male suspect began after he was spotted by officers and fled through the neighborhood, said Sgt. C. Gomez with the LAPD Northeast Division. ... Read More »

Boyle Heights shooting victim dies

BOYLE HEIGHTS — One of the four persons who was shot early Saturday morning near the Ramona Gardens housing project has died in what is being described as a gang-related crime, police said today. The victim, a 33-year-old male Latino who was shot multiple times, died after being taken to a hospital, said LAPD spokeswoman Norma Eisenman.  The  three other ... Read More »

Gunfire strikes man in face during Silver Lake shooting [updated]

SILVER LAKE —  A man is in stable condition tonight after being shot in the face following an argument near Kent and Coronado streets, police said. The victim was sitting on a stairwell when he  became involved in a verbal dispute with someone inside a vehicle that had pulled up to the location, said Lt. Nate Williams with the LAPD Rampart ... Read More »

Three persons shot in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK  — Police are searching for a suspect who is believed responsible for shooting three people tonight, according to preliminary reports. The shooting took place at about 9:39 pm in the 4900 block of Oak Terrace Drive, said LAPD spokesman Drake Madison. The condition of the victims is unknown but two have been transported from the scene for medical ... Read More »

Woman shot to death in Lincoln Heights

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — A woman was shot to death near Barranca Street and Ave 28 Friday at around midnight. Police said they responded to a report of multiple gunshots. However, no information has been released about how many times the victim was hit. The victim was described as a woman in her 30s. There is no description of the suspect. ... Read More »