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(August 22, 2016, 6:55 a.m.) -- Residents of a Central LB 6th Council district neighborhood awoke to their second shooting (gunfire, police and fire sirens) in nearly the same location in less than two weeks at predawn Monday (Aug. 22.)

LBPD Watch Commander Lt. Poe Siavii, Jr. tells that at about 4:51 a.m. today (Aug. 22), officers were dispatched to the area of 11th St./MLK Ave. where a man (adult) had been shot. The victim was transported to a hospital for what is believed to be a non-life-threatening wound and LBPD's investigation is ongoing.

It's the second shooting in the neighborhood within 11 days. On Aug. 11, a male juvenile was shot in the area of 11th St./MLK Ave. in broad daylight (LBPD dispatch time: 5:47 p.m.)

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2014 to date: Red Xs=homicides; Blue Xs= shootings, person wounded; Brown Xs=shots fired at victim(s), not hit; Purple Xs=shots at occupied residence/vehicle; Green Xs= shots at unoccupied vehicle/residence; Grey Xs=shots fired (no hit, no target identified); Orange X's=non-fatal stabbings. Map is unofficial. A separate map (not shown here) indicates add'l shootings in NLB.



As recently reported by

  • Aug. 11: Man (adult) shot, 200 block of 69th Way (9th district), coverage here
  • Aug. 11: Juvenile shot, 11th St/MLK Ave. (6th dist.), coverage here
  • Aug. 6: Mother and daughter (age 4) are shot to death, 9th St./Locust Ave. (1st distict), coverage here
  • Aug 6: Group fight, two stabbed, one of whom dies, 2600 block E. Anaheim St. (6th dist.), coverage here
  • Aug. 5: Body of 19 yr old found at Willow St./San Gabriel River, a homicide (5th dist.), coverage here





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