Man shot by police in El Sereno identified; $50,000 reward renewed in Cypress Park killing; ICE protest at Beverly Boulevard 7-Eleven


Police Shooting: The man who was shot by police early Sunday morning in El Sereno has been identified as 22-year-old Christian Escobedo. Police have not released any details of the shooting in the 3400 block of North Amethyst Street, pending an investigation.  Officers were responding  to reports of  a man with a gun in the area when the shooting took place. Police recovered a weapon from the scene. My News LA

Reward: A $50,000 reward is being renewed  in connection with the January 2017 killing of 22-year-old Christian Nino, who was gunned down outside his home in the 2600 block of Jeffries Avenue in Cypress Park on New Years’ Day. Nino was shot during a fight with suspects, who have not been identified or located a year after the murder. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Northeast Division Homicide Detectives Martinez and Lenchuck at (323) 561-3321.. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the 24-hour toll free hotline at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477)

Immigration: Advocates for undocumented immigrants held a protest outside a 7-Eleven at 3100 Beverly Boulevard  near Historic Filipinotown that was targeted by ICE agents last week.  The advocates had expected the immigration agents to return to the store but no one from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement showed up. KPCC

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