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Bloody, Bloody Weekend: At Least 5 Murdered in L.A.

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Los Angeles started the weekend without any killings on Friday. Then came Saturday and Sunday which left five dead, four within a 12-hour period.

It first started on Saturday morning around 6 a.m. when 35-year-old Ching Tseng was walking on the 3300 block of West 6th Street, a couple blocks from Wilshire and Vermont. He was approached by a male Hispanic, approximately 25 years of age, who demanded Tseng’s money and vehicle, then shot Tseng and fled to a waiting car with three additional suspects, two males and one female, says the LAPD. Tseng later died at the hospital.

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Later that night around 8:10 p.m., Samuel Leonard, 22, left a liquor store on the 1700 block of West Century Boulevard and as he was getting into his car, a male Black suspect came up to him and began shooting for no apparent reason. Leonard tried to run by collapsed on the sidewalk. The suspect was last seen driving a red pick-up truck.