89-year-old fatally stabbed by her grandson
Barricaded in home
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—An 89-year-old woman was fatally stabbed this afternoon, allegedly by her grandson, who barricaded himself in a home, police said.
Paramedics and police were called to the 900 block of West 41st Street in South Los Angeles at 2:10 p.m., said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Karen Rayner.
The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at a hospital, Rayner said. She identified the woman’s unidentified grandson as the lone suspect and said he was believed to be barricaded at the home where the stabbing occurred.
A special weapons team was summoned, Rayner said.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A man was hospitalized this morning with multiple stab wounds and a Los Angeles Police Department SWAT team arrested the stabbing suspect after making a forced entry into a South Los Angeles house where he was barricaded, a police sergeant said.
The unidentified victim, in his 20s, was stabbed around 2 a.m. on the northeast corner of Cimarron Street and Manchester Avenue, said Sgt. Dave Craig a watch commander at the LAPD’s 77th Street Station.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Police were looking today for the driver of a dark-colored or black sports utility vehicle with front-end damage that struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in South Los Angeles.
The hit-and-run happened at about 9:25 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of West 49th Place, west of Figueroa Street, Officer Karen Rayner of Los Angeles Police Department said.
Los Angeles police say two suspects have been arrested for the murder of 5-year-old Aaron Shannon, and are being held without bail. Leonard Hall Jr., 21, was taken into custody today (Friday) about at 2:10 a.m. at an apartment in the 200 block of West. 27th Str. Marcus Denson, 18, was arrested Thursday evening by Sheriff’s deputies in the 1100 block of East 83rd Street. Law enforcement officials say both suspects are active gang members.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A man died today at a hospital after being Tasered by Los Angeles police, authorities said.
The man died at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center about 1 a.m., coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter said. His name was withheld pending notification of family.
From left, Assembly members Sandre Swanson, Holly Mitchell, and Wilmer Amina Carter; former Lt. Gov. Mervyn M. Dymally, Senator Curren Price and Assemblyman Steven Bradford at the California Legislative Black Caucus 2012 Civil Rights Leadership Award Breakfast honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. in January in Sacramento. Dymally received the Living Legend Award.