Support for LAist comes from
True LA stories, powered by you
Stay Connected

Share This


More than 10 Homicides Over the Weekend

Our reporting is free for everyone, but it’s not free to make.
LAist only exists with reader support. If you're in a position to give, your donation powers our reporters and keeps us independent.

Some report that 11 people were murdered over the weekend, some report 12. Whichever the number, it is greater than the normal homicide rate in Los Angeles County, an unfortunate two or three per day.

At least nine of the deaths occurred within Los Angeles: four in South LA, four in the Valley and one in Northeast LA.

Authorities suspect several were gang related.

Support for LAist comes from

Photo by guamafro via Flickr