A custodian at Santa Monica College reports witnessing a gunman in military-like apparel shooting an elderly woman just outside the campus library today. Click here for full details on the shootings around Santa Monica and Santa Monica College earlier today. Jorge Saldana, 47, says that he was in ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with the suspected shooter's identity. Headline has changed. First posted at 11:59 p.m. A man went on a shooting rampage in Orange County today, resulting in four dead and at least two wounded, authorities said. It's not immediately clear what motivated the attacks, which sta ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with a report stating there's a gang truce. First posted at 7:07 a.m. Monday. A spate of gang-related shootings have broken out in and around Koreatown in recent months, most happening in a neighborhood known as the epicenter of the global El Salvadoran Mara Salvatrucha gang. ... More >>
That $120 million legal claim against the city in the case of Abdul Arian, a 19-year-old who was fatally shot on live television by LAPD officers in April, is now a $120 million lawsuit. This after the city rejected the claim. The suit, filed yesterday in L.A. Superior Court, comes after the famil ... More >>
As the investigation continues into 19-year-old Kendrec McDade's death by police gunfire on March 24, the scenario is looking worse and worse for the two Pasadena police officers who shot McDade. Last Saturday, at a tense community meeting near the crime scene, Pasadena Police Chief Philip Sanchez ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with the suspected shooter, a fourth victim found inside the house. First posted at 1:04 p.m. At least three people were shot at a residence in Hollywood that went up in flames, according to police and fire officials. Police were called to 517 N. Harvard Boulevard at 12:40 p. ... More >>
A young woman from South Los Angeles was gunned down last night on a sidewalk near 87th Street and Denker Avenue. Police responders found 24-year-old Michelle Lorraine Anderson lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to her head -- yet mysteriously, nobody had seen the shooter, CBS LA reports. ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: A suspect was detained in the San Fernando Valley. First posted at 4:18 p.m. Cops in L.A. County were on the lookout for a freeway shooter in a car that's registered in Lancaster. A series of at least four freeway shootings -- with one driver injured and a CHP officer target ... More >>
Los Angeles TimesRodrick BrumfieldA 44-year-old black man, Rodrick Brumfield, was fatally shot on March 1. LAPD responded to a call reporting gunfire at 10:20 p.m. and found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds in an upstairs residence in the 5300 block of South Broadway. After police off ... More >>
Google MapsThe street where Jose Roman was killedBy Ryan Deto On February 13, Jose Roman was shot dead near the corner of West 1st and South Palos Verdes streets, just a couple hundred yards from Port of Los Angeles High School. LAPD officers, after responding to reports of gunfire, discove ... More >>
Google MapsThe street where Ernesto Viagomez was shotBy Ryan Deto On January 31, 22-year-old Ernesto Viagomez was shot on the corner Santa Monica Boulevard and Ardmore Avenue in East Hollywood. The Los Angeles Times reported that Viagomez walked out of a liquor store and was confronted by a ... More >>
Google MapsThe street where Jose Vera-Eugenio was killedBy Ryan Deto A Latino man shot dead on January 17 was later identified as 21-year-old Jose Vera-Eugenio. Coroner's records show the victim sustained multiple gunshots to the head and torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the cri ... More >>
M-Bone is first from the left at the beginning of the video, wearing plaid shirt. Several news outlets are reporting that Montae Talbert, best known as M-Bone, member of the hip-hop crew Cali Swag District, was gunned down yesterday night in Inglewood. The SoCal crew became world-famous thanks to ... More >>
A fight over Mexican supremacy ended up with a man shot.Updates: Oh boy, this only gets better. Police told KNX 1070 Newsradio that the suspect was en route to (you guessed it) Mexico when he was arrested and noted that he had never been. Authorities allege his father was taking him there. ... More >>
Google MapsA Latino man fatally shot at about 1:50 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7 has been identified as 19-year-old Jorge Lorenzo, according to coroner's reports. Police believe the victim was driving a tan Mercury van involved in a drive-by shooting on the 400 block of North Westlake Avenue when he ... More >>
Google MapsA Latino man fatally shot in the chest at 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7, has been identified as Santos Velasquez Pastor. The shooting took place outside a liquor store on the corner of West 8th Street and South Alvarado Street in Westlake. LAPD Sergeant Herb Chang told City News Se ... More >>
Google MapsA black man shot dead just before 1:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, has been identified as 40-year-old Benjamin Houghton. The shooting took place at South Broadway and West 88th Street in South L.A. Houghton was declared dead at at St. Francis Medical Center on Saturday, five days af ... More >>
AirSplatWest Hollywood -- L.A.'s central Halloween hotspot -- may have stayed relatively tame last night (if you call 8,239 trannies doing the "Time Warp" tame), but Hollywood proper just to the north gave the infamous 2006 Halloween shootings in the Castro a run for their money. It was str ... More >>
Google MapsA man fatally shot around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, has been identified as 38-year-old Marlin Harvey. The shooting took place on the 1300 block of West 95th Street, between Vermont and Normandie Avenues, according to City News Service.
Google MapsA black man fatally shot outside his residence on Thursday, October 14, has been identified as 47-year-old Douglas Collins. The shooting took place on the 600 block of West 117th Street in Vermont Vista at about 10:30 p.m., the Los Angeles Times reports. LAPD Criminal Gang and Hom ... More >>
Google MapsA Latino man fatally shot on Wednesday, September 29, has been identified as Raul Vergara. The shooting occurred near the corner of West Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and South Hoover Street, according to the LAPD's Southwest Homicide Division.
Google Maps Two brothers fatally shot September 25 have been identified as 24-year-old Jose Martinez and 20-year-old Samuel Martinez. Another victim,19-year-old Marvin Gonzalez, suffered a gun shot wound to the back of the head and survived. The shooting occurred around 1 a.m. near the corn ... More >>
Google Maps Steven Lopez, 22, was fatally shot at a birthday party in the Boyle Heights area September 25, according to a statement by the LAPD. The shooting occurred in the 1300 block of Palos Drive around 2:10 a.m. A dispute between party goers escalated to the point where eight people, i ... More >>
TwitpicA second night of unrest erupted Tuesday in a small section of the Westlake district as residents angry over a fatal officer-involved shooting over the weekend took to the streets, lit fires, and tossed debris at officers from turn-of-the-century walk-up apartments in the immigrant nei ... More >>
A man was found shot to death as he sat in his 1994 Chevy Camaro in South Los Angeles August 14. Rudolfo Melendez, 27, was at a party earlier in the evening with friends before he was shot about 11 p.m. Saturday near Main and 84th streets. Police suspect Melendez was on route to a girl friend ... More >>
A woman who was found shot to death inside her apartment in the Mid-City area August 5 has been identified as 22-year-old Maria Fernanda Reyes. Reyes' boyfriend, Ignacio Perez, is considered to be the main suspect in the murder and is being sought by police. According to law enforcement sourc ... More >>
Fifteen officers were identified has having been "involved" in the shooting death of a suspect near San Fernando last month, Los Angeles police reported Tuesday. That the suspect pointed a fake gun at authorities -- making the incident sound like a case of "suicide by cop" -- is not that unu ... More >>
A teenager who was shot to death while visiting a friend in the Pico-Union area July 19 has been identified as Jorge Villatoro. Villatoro, 19, was found dead near 18th and Bonnie Brae streets around 8:50 p.m. last Monday. According to police, Villatoro was helping a female friend move out of ... More >>
Los Angeles Police Department detectives are investigating an early-morning shooting that claimed the life of 35-year-old Jody Heard. The shooting in Skid Row occurred in the 600 block of South Maple Street, just a few feet from the LAPD's Central Police Station. According to police reports, ... More >>
Two Burbank police officers were shot and wounded with one of the cop's own guns as they struggled with a shoplifting suspect at a Kmart, according to reports. The shooting was reported around the noon hour Thursday near San Fernando Boulevard and Delaware Road, police said. One of the offic ... More >>
Google Maps A man who was fatally shot at an after-prom party has been identified as 21-year-old- Michael McGuire. The shooting occurred on Louella Avenue, south of Venice Blvd. around 1:30 a.m. on June 13, said Sgt. Dennis Beacham of LAPD's Pacific Station. The shooter in a passing vehicle ... More >>
The Los Angeles Police Department detectives are looking for two suspects who fatally shot an 18-year-old man and wounded another in a drive-by shooting outside the Azteca Market today in Eagle Rock. The shooting occurred about 12:30 am on June 5 in a parking lot at 3370 Verdugo Road. According t ... More >>
An Avenues gangster testified in court that an alleged cop killer said he "fucked up" when he heard the news that he fatally shot Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff Juan Escalante in the early morning hours of August 2, 2008. Deputy Juan Escalante Greg Mondragon, 15, was one of a handful of D ... More >>
A Santa Monica police officer was recovering in a hospital Tuesday after he was shot by a suspect during an early morning traffic stop near Lincoln Boulevard and Bay Street, police said. The passenger of a vehicle pulled over for a DUI investigation allegedly opened fire on the officer about ... More >>
A 28-year-old man was fatally shot and a woman was wounded in a gang-related shooting in South Los Angeles May 13. View Larger Map Clint Smith and a female friend were standing in a courtyard at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in the 6300 block of Brynhurst Avenue, when they were shot.
A 20-year-old man was shot to death in an apparent gang-related shooting in South Los Angeles May 7. View Larger Map Arturo Segura and friends were walking from a liquor store in the 5800 block of Main Street when they were confronted by gang members around 7 p.m. Friday night.
Google MapsA teenager who was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related attack in South Los Angeles March 30 has been identified as 17-year-old Jorge Garcia. Garcia died from gunshot wounds to the chest and leg. The early afternoon shooting occurred near 47th and Honduras streets.
Google MapsA man was shot to death in South Los Angeles March 13. Michael Dupree Scott, 29, died from a gunshot wound to the torso at 7:20 a.m. in the 11500 block of Success Avenue. Police do not know if the shooting was gang-related. Anyone with information about the shooting should contac ... More >>
The man who was killed in a gang-related shooting December 26 has been identified as 24-year-old Jose Landaverde. Three other men were wounded in the attack. View Larger Map The victims, all Latino males, were shot by a single gunman about 7:05 p.m. in the 13100 block of Vanowen Street. The gunman ... More >>
A man was shot to death next to his car in South Los Angeles December 22. Kevin Shallowhorn, 25, walked outside of his house in the 1600 block of East 110 th Street to use his phone in his car when he was approached by an unknown suspect or suspects who shot him multiple times in the upper torso an ... More >>
A man was shot to death in South Los Angeles December 21. Loren Arterberry, 36, was shot multiple times in the back, right leg and neck near Western and Vernon Avenues. View Larger Map Anyone with information about the shooting should contact 77th Division detectives at 213-485-4175.
Two people who were shot to death in a gang-related attack in El Sereno December 19 were identified as 32-year-old Michael Talamantes Jr. and 31-year-old Priscilla Jimenez. The shooting occurred in the 3000 block of Warwick Avenue near Martin Street about 4:45 a.m., Saturday. View Larger Map Acco ... More >>
A 37-year-old man was shot to death while standing next to his car in Van Nuys on December 20. According to police reports, Carlos Bonilla left his residence around 8:15 p.m. in the 14700 block of Archwood Street to go to work. Bonilla was standing near the driver's side door of his vehicle when h ... More >>
A man was fatally shot in what appears to be a drive by shooting in South Los Angeles on December 12. Rayshawn Boyce, 31, was shot in the leg and stomach in the 1400 block of 115 th Street. The suspects were driving a dark-colored Toyota or Nissan, according to police. Boyce was transported to a ne ... More >>
A man fatally shot in North Hills West area on November 28 has been identified as 29-year-old Larry Duran Jr. The shooting occurred in the 9100 block of Woodley Avenue at 1:26 pm. View Larger Map According to Officer Gregory Baek of LAPD Media Relations, a witness close to the area heard sever ... More >>
Ricardo Chavez was fatally shot in South Los Angeles on Nov 22. The 3:10 am shooting took place at a residence on 918 E 98th Street close to Wadsworth Avenue. View Larger Map According to officer Karen Rayner of LAPD media relations, Chavez sustained multiple gunshot wounds and later pronoun ... More >>
A man was shot by Los Angeles Police Department officers in an exchange of gunfire after a short pursuit earlier this week. Julian Nolasco, 25, died the following day on November 4 in a nearby hospital. View Larger Map According to police reports, Nolasco, who was carrying a handgun, was wounded a ... More >>
A 22-year-old man was shot to death August 26 after a neighborhood dispute in South Los Angeles. View Larger Map According to police reports, Ronnie Knighten Jr. and two of his friends were shot after getting into an argument with a group of men outside an apartment complex on 95th and Main street ... More >>
A 36-year-old Los Angeles woman was shot to death during an argument with her husband August 28 in the West Adams area. Xiomara Lopez's 11-year-old son was also shot during the 11:55 p.m. attack at their home in the 2900 block of Kenwood Avenue, but is expected to survive. According to police ... More >>