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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Eastside 911

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 »

Body found in Echo Park Lake [updated]

ECHO PARK — Police tonight are investigating the discovery of a man’s body in Echo Park Lake. The body was pulled out of the northwest corner of the lake in the lotus bed after a passerby contacted an officer on a foot beat at about 4 ... Read More »

Four injured in Highland Park gas station crash

HIGHLAND PARK —  Four elderly persons were injured when they were struck by a vehicle at an ARCO gas station this morning, according to the L.A. Fire Department. The four pedestrians, who sustained non-life threatening injuries, were transported to a hospital for treatment, said LAFD spokesman ... Read More »

Fallen tree blocks Glassell Park street [updated]

GLASSELL PARK — A downed tree has blocked Division Street along the 3500 block this morning, and L.A. Department of Water and Power workers will likely have to shut down power nearby temporarily, according to police officials. The tree was large enough to cross Division Street ... Read More »

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 »

Man dies in El Sereno crash on Valley Boulevard

EL SERENO — A driver was killed this afternoon after his vehicle struck a light pole while traveling eastbound on Valley Boulevard near Cyril Avenue, police said. The victim, described as a male Latino, was declared dead at the scene of the crash, which took place at ... 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 »