Three unhoused men were shot and killed this week in different parts of Los Angeles while they were sleeping alone, officials announced Friday. Local and federal authorities are working to track down the person they believe is responsible.
3 Unhoused People Killed Across LA This Week, Sparking Massive Police Operation
LAPD Chief Michel Moore announced that three unhoused men were shot and killed in different parts of Los Angeles while they were sleeping alone. Local and federal authorities are working to track down the person they believe is responsible.
About the Shootings
The first shooting was in the Westmont neighborhood of South L.A. The victim was a 37-year-old man. The second shooting happened in the Arts District of downtown L.A. The victim was a 62-year-old man. The third shooting occurred in the Lincoln Heights Industrial Zone near Elysian Park. The victim was a 52-year-old man who was sleeping on the sidewalk. All three victims were alone in an open area when they were shot and killed as they slept.
What we know about the suspect
LAPD Chief Michel Moore said there’s no eyewitnesses at this point, but they believe the suspect is a man wearing some type of hoodie or…