Sunday, November 29, 2015

Eastside 911

Man fatally stabbed on Figueroa bus [update]

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HIGHLAND PARK — A male passenger was stabbed to death on board a Metro bus Monday night while traveling northbound on Figueroa Street, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. LASD, which is in charge of security on Metro buses and trains, said the stabbing was ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting victim identified


ECHO PARK — Police have identified the victim of Friday’s fatal Echo Park shooting as 20-year-old Alex Baires. Baires was shot at about 8:20 p.m. in front of a small market in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue.  One LAPD spokesman said Baires, a known ... Read More »

Juvenile shot dead in East L.A. [updated]


EAST LOS ANGELES — A teenage male was fatally shot tonight in the 3500 block of Cesar Chavez Avenue only a little more than six months after a deadly shooting took place in the same area. L.A. Now reports that the victim, who was shot at ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting leaves one man dead [updated]

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ECHO PARK — Police this morning are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Friday night in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue. The shooting was reported at about 8:20 p.m., said Lt. Richard Parks with the LAPD Northeast Division. The shooting victim, however, had ... Read More »

One injured in Highland Park house fire


HIGHLAND PARK —  One adult was injured in a fire that broke out this morning in a three-story home in the 100 block of S. Avenue 59, the LAFD reported. It took firefighters about 45 minutes to put out the blaze, which began at about 8 ... Read More »

Man found dead in Debs Park

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HERMON — The body of a 62-year-old man was found in Debs Park near Monterey Road after he apparently died from natural causes, officials today. The man’s death is not connected to last week’s double murder of Gabriela Calzada and Briana Gallegos, whose bodies were found ... Read More »

Echo Park school locked down [updated]


Mayberry Street Elementary on the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake had been locked down briefly this afternoon, according to a school employee. LAPD was searching for a burglary suspect nearby, according to preliminary information. Update @ 12:41 pm: The locked down has been lifted, said ... Read More »

Echo Park pedestrian dies after being hit by bike rider

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ECHO PARK — The 77-year-old pedestrian who was struck by a cyclist last this month while crossing Glendale Boulevard has died of his injuries, police said. Levon Avetisyan died on Sunday, Nov. 1, said Felix Padilla, a detective with the LAPD Central Traffic Division.  While collisions ... Read More »

Debs Park victim died from multiple injuries

EL SERENO — The county coroner has determined that Gabriela Calzada, one of the two women found dead in Debs Park last week, died from multiple injuries as police met with concerned residents tonight nearly a week after the double killing. NBC 4 reported that the ... Read More »

Fire heavily damages Highland Park home [updated]


HIGHLAND PARK — Firefighters took about 30 minutes to put out a blaze that broke out tonight in a vacant home in the 5600 block of Hub Street,  according to the L.A. Fire Department. The blaze began at about 9:30 p.m., with the one-story home being “well ... Read More »