Anti-Gay Hate Crime in South L.A: Car Windows Smashed
File photo of a window smash by tobakhopper / Flickr.
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Is South L.A. no place to be gay?
A 28-year-old man says he awoke recently to find that someone had smashed the windows of his car, flattened its tires, and etched the word "gay" into its roof. Not nice:
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department says it happened Sunday in the 2100 block of West 108th Street in unincorporated South Los Angeles.
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According to the department:
The vehicle was parked on the street in front of the victim's house when this incident occurred.
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In other words, whoever did it knew who they were targeting.
Deputies are considering this a hate crime case and ask that anyone who witnessed the car bashing or who might know who did it to give them a call at 323-820-6700.
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