One cyclist dead, another wounded in Boyle Heights shooting [updated]

BOYLE HEIGHTS — One cyclist was killed and another wounded after they were shot early this morning near the Indiana Gold Line Station, police said.

The two men  heard gunshots as they were riding near 3rd and Indiana streets at about 1:35 a.m. when they realized they had been wounded, said LAPD spokesman Drake Madison.

The victims were transported in critical condition to a hospital, where one of them died. The condition of the second is unknown, Madison said.

> NEWS ALERTS: Sign up for Breaking Neighborhood News via Email
No information was available about the suspect or suspects. It’s not clear if the shooting was gang related, Madison said.

This story has been updated to reflect the death of one of the victims

The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all new content published on The Eastsider during the last 24 hours. Expect the digest to land in your in email in box around 7 p.m. It’s free to sign up!

Once you submit your information, please check your email box to confirm your subscription.


  1. That’s East Los Angeles, not Boyle Heights.

  2. The Los Angeles Daily News and Pasadena Star News both identified the city as Boyle Heights, as did NBC.

Post a Comment

Please keep your comments civil and on topic and refrain from personal attacks. The moderator reserves the right to edit or delete any comments. The Eastsider's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy apply to comments submitted by readers. Required fields are marked *