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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Crime

One man injured in Echo Park drive-by shooting*

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View Larger Map Police are looking for suspects who shot one man multiple times during a drive-by shooting this afternoon in the southern edge of Echo Park. The victim was transported to a hospital after being shot at about 4 p.m. near Temple and Firmin streets, ... Read More »

Four suspects arrested in Lincoln Heights home invasion

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Four armed suspected were apprehended early this morning after they forced their way into a Lincoln Heights home and took one of the residents hostage, according to ABC7. No persons, including the hostage, were reported injured during the incident, which ended after the SWAT team arrived ... Read More »

Police release photos of suspects in Highland Park convenience store killing*

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Police today released  photos of two suspects believed responsible for the  fatal shooting of Highland Park convenience store worker Gonzalo Perez. Police released more details of the shooting, which took place on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 22 at the 7-Eleven store at the corner of Avenue ... Read More »

News & Notes From Cypress Park, Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Glassell Park

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The memory of a 13-year-old girl lives on in an Echo Park charter school named in her honor.  Suspicious package prompts street closure in front of Glassell Park police station. Cypress Park senior center opens in Rio De Los Angeles State Park. Suspect arrested in connection ... Read More »

Highland Park 7-Eleven store employee shot dead*

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A convenience store employee was fatally shot Sunday night during a robbery of a 7-Eleven store in Highland Park, according to a City News story published by the Daily News.  The man was pronounced dead at a hospital after being shot at about 10:30 p.m. in the ... Read More »

Police seek getaway car in connection with Glassell Park killing

The LAPD has released a surveillance photo of  a dark green Ford Mustang  believed to have been used by suspects  in the Nov. 27  fatal shooting of  James Marcus Howe, a reality TV show director and producer, at his Glassell Park home. Police have been circulating ... Read More »

Police apprehend suspect in Glassell Park drive-by shooting

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View Larger Map Police apprehended a suspect in connection with a drive-by shooting that took place tonight near Verdugo Road and Avenue 31 in Glassell Park.  No one was injured in the shooting, said Lt. Andrew Mathes with the Northeast Division.  He had no further details ... Read More »

Police investigating car-to-car shooting in Silver Lake area

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Police tonight are investigating a car-to-car shooting that was reported at about 10  p.m. in the 900 block of N. Virgil Avenue in East Hollywood near the western edge of Silver Lake.  Sgt. Melvin Gamble with the Rampart Division said no victims were found at the ... Read More »

Police capture man in connection with Highland Park car crash

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Police captured a motorist in Highland Park tonight after he collided with several vehicles. The man tried to run away following the incident that ended on Monte Vista Street but was eventually arrested, according to Sgt. Wayne Guillary with the LAPD Northeast Division. Guillary said there ... Read More »

Cars in Angeleno Heights hit by gunfire

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Two parked cars were damaged Thursday night in Angeleno Heights after they were struck by bullets, police said. Several police units including a helicopter responded to multiple calls of gunfire that were heard at about 9:50 p.m. in the area of Ridge Way and Laveta Terrace, ... Read More »