This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Man Fatally Shot In Broad Daylight At Park Across From USC
Police are investigating a shooting near USC that left one man dead yesterday afternoon.Around 4:15 p.m on Tuesday, at least four or five gunshots were heard at Jesse A. Brewer Jr. Park near Vermont Avenue and Exposition Boulevard, just yards away from the Natural History Museum and across the street from the university, reports the L.A. Times. One man was struck by the gunfire.
He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.
The suspect fled on the Metro, according to the Daily Trojan, but was later taken into custody and was in the process of being booked as of 11 p.m.
The identity of the 18-year-old suspect has not yet been released, and the cause of the shooting is still under investigation. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of his family. Neither the shooter nor the victim are believed to have any connection with USC.
Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
Fentanyl and other drugs fuel record deaths among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County. From 2019 to 2021, deaths jumped 70% to more than 2,200 in a single year.
This fungi isn’t a “fun guy.” Here’s what to do if you spot or suspect mold in your home.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Edward Bronstein died in March 2020 while officers were forcibly taking a blood sample after his detention.
A hike can be a beautiful backdrop as you build your connection with someone.