Man fatally shot during robbery near Leimert Park
Hector Becerra (Los Angeles Times) | August 25, 2012
A man in his 20s was shot and killed early Saturday morning during an argument and robbery near Leimert Park, an LAPD officer said.
The shooting happened at about 1 a.m. at 43rd Street and Arlington Avenue, said Officer Norma Eisenman. The victim, whose name has not been released, was with some friends when he was confronted by a pair of suspects, she said.
“The suspect began an argument prior to producing a handgun and demanding the victim’s property,” Eisenman said. “One suspect shot the victim in the upper torso.”