LAPD: More homeless reported killed in L.A. last year, but police were expecting an uptick

By JOSH CAIN | Los Angeles Daily News
PUBLISHED: March 19, 2019 at 6:42 pm | UPDATED: March 20, 2019 at 2:50 pm

LAPD Officer Deon Joseph walks through the Skid Row area of Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Officer Joseph has worked in Skid Row for almost two decades.
(Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Newly released data showed a steep increase in the number of both homeless suspects and victims of violent crime in Los Angeles, including a jump in reports of homeless people killed last year.

There were 39 killings of homeless people in Los Angeles in 2018, 10 more than in 2017, according to a report presented to the city’s police commission on Tuesday.

Read more here:https://www.dailynews.com/2019/03/19/lapd-more-homeless-reported-killed-in-l-a-last-year-but-increase-likely-from-police-getting-more-crime-tips/

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