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Sketch Released Of Suspect In Joseph Gatto Murder
Police today asked the public to keep an eye out for a suspect they believe might be linked to the murder of Joseph Gatto , father of local state assemblyman Mike Gatto, as well as a separate assault near Gatto's Silver Lake home.The 78-year-old was fatally shot in a possible home-invasion robbery last week. Police responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. when Joseph Gatto's daughter had found his body slumped over on a chair with a gunshot wound to his stomach.
The elder Gatto was a retired schoolteacher from serving the Los Angeles Unified District for more than 40 years, and was also a jewelry craftsman.
On Nov. 12 a neighbor saw a man breaking into a car on Moreno Drive, around the corner from the murder scene on Bright Lane. The LAPD said in a statement:
"When she confronted the suspect, he pointed a gun and threatened to kill her. Another witness confronted the suspect at which point he repeated the threat. The suspect then fled on foot down public stairs on Tesla Avenue. This suspect may be connected to a homicide that occured on the 2800 block of Bright Lane."
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.