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  • Pictures in the News | June 24, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, relatives of 19-year-old shooting victim Tavin Price hold a news conference at which Los Angeles police detectives announced multiple arrests. Price was buying a soda when two men approached him and asked him his...
  • Friends, family show support for unarmed man shot by police in Los Feliz

    Friends, family show support for unarmed man shot by police in Los Feliz
    Dozens of people gathered in Los Feliz on Saturday evening for a walk to show support for an unarmed man who was shot and critically wounded by Los Angeles police a week ago. About 60 of Walter DeLeon's relatives, friends and co-workers slowly walked...
  • Last-minute changes tweaked focus of Garcetti's Washington trip, he says

    Last-minute changes tweaked focus of Garcetti's Washington trip, he says
    White House meetings that Mayor Eric Garcetti cited as his primary reason for leaving Los Angeles amid demonstrations over a police shooting of a mentally ill black man were a last-minute addition to his itinerary for a campaign fundraising trip, the...
  • LAPD identifies officer who shot unarmed man in Los Feliz

    LAPD identifies officer who shot unarmed man in Los Feliz
    A week after Los Angeles police shot and critically wounded an unarmed man whose hands were covered with a cloth, department officials on Friday identified the officer who pulled the trigger. The LAPD identified Cairo Palacios as the officer who shot...
  • Police arrest juvenile suspected of robbing, setting fire to victim

    Los Angeles Police Department detectives on Friday morning arrested a juvenile suspected of robbing a man and setting him on fire earlier this week. The incident occurred at 2:30 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of Union Avenue in the Pico-Union area....
  • Son of man shot by LAPD says father wouldn't have provoked officers

    Son of man shot by LAPD says father wouldn't have provoked officers
    An unarmed man shot by Los Angeles police after he allegedly pointed a towel-covered hand in their direction typically walked with a rag because he sweat a lot, his son said Monday evening. The officers thought the man, identified by police as Walter...
  • LAPD says witnesses thought unarmed man had a gun; attorney rejects police account

    LAPD says witnesses thought unarmed man had a gun; attorney rejects police account
    Los Angeles police officials said witnesses to an officer-involved shooting of an unarmed man in Los Feliz last week told investigators they also believed the man had a gun when he walked toward officers. Walter William DeLeon was shot Friday evening...
  • If LAPD doesn't fill in shooting story gaps, a jittery public will

    If LAPD doesn't fill in shooting story gaps, a jittery public will
    Do we have to worry now that if we flag down a cop on the street for help, we might get shot? It's understandable if the public picks up that idea after the Friday evening incident in which two officers from LAPD's security services division shot a man ...
  • Motorcyclist flees LAPD at 130 mph, crashes and dies in San Fernando

    Motorcyclist flees LAPD at 130 mph, crashes and dies in San Fernando
    A motorcyclist died Wednesday morning when he slammed into a fire hydrant after shooting a gun into the air and fleeing police in the San Fernando Valley, authorities said. The incident lasted only minutes and started in Sun Valley, where LAPD...
  • Three charged in killing of 19-year-old in South L.A. over his red shoes

    Three charged in killing of 19-year-old in South L.A. over his red shoes
    Murder charges have been filed against three men suspected of killing a 19-year-old in South L.A. over his red shoes, police said Tuesday. Dwight Smith, 30, and Kevin Johnson, 25, were arrested last week on suspicion of murder, said LAPD Det. Chris...
  • Unarmed man shot by police is identified

    Unarmed man shot by police is identified
    An unarmed man who was shot by Los Angeles police after he allegedly pointed a towel-covered hand in their direction typically walked with a rag to wipe away sweat, his son said. The officers thought the man, identified Monday as Walter William DeLeon,...