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    • 2 teens shot, 1 killed, in Pico-Union, police say

      2 teens shot, 1 killed, in Pico-Union, police say

      A 14-year-old boy was killed and a 16-year-old boy was injured in a shooting Sunday evening in the Pico-Union neighborhood, police said. The shooting occurred about 6:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of Courtland Avenue, near the intersection of Venice Boulevard and Hoover Street, said Lt. Cliff Humphris...

    • LAPD investigating Pico-Union shootings, including one by police

      Los Angeles police were investigating some shooting scenes in the Pico-Union area Monday morning, officials said, including one where an officer fired at a suspect. It was unclear whether anyone was struck by the pre-dawn gunfire, said LAPD Officer Matthew Ludwig.  The first shooting was reported...

    • Suspected car thief falls from second-story window after police chase

      Suspected car thief falls from second-story window after police chase

      A suspected car thief was hospitalized early Tuesday after he bailed from the car, tried to break into a second-story apartment in Pico-Union, was shot with a beanbag gun and fell out of a window, police said. The chase began downtown at 8th Street and Maple Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when LAPD officers...

    • Shooting of pregnant woman stirs fears in Pico-Union

      Shooting of pregnant woman stirs fears in Pico-Union

      At Toberman Park Monday morning, boys and girls did soccer drills and ran around the playground. A short distance away, some mothers kept an eye on their children as they worked out on the gym equipment. It was a serene scene in Pico-Union, one of Los Angeles' most densely populated and sometimes...

    • Pregnant teenager clings to life after being shot at L.A. park

      Pregnant teenager clings to life after being shot at L.A. park

      An 18-year-old pregnant woman was out of surgery and clinging to life Monday after she was shot several times in Los Angeles’ Pico-Union neighborhood. The teenager, who was six months pregnant, was shot Sunday night. She was found at a park in the 1700 block of Toberman Street just south of Venice...

    • Man killed in gang-related shooting in Pico-Union neighborhood

      A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon and police were searching for the gunman after bullets tore through a residential neighborhood in Pico-Union, officials said. A man in his 20s walked up to another man near  Union Avenue and 18th Street, fired several shots at him and ran away, said Los...

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