Jonathan Hart, a 21-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Dec. 2, in the 1500 block of Vine Street in Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly after 8 p.m., Hart got into an argument with a security guard at a Walgreens in the area, said Los Angeles Police Officer Norma Eisenman. The security guard pulled out a handgun and shot Hart, police said.
Hart was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:22 p.m., according to coroner’s records. Hart died from a gunshot wound to the neck, records show.
The security guard is cooperating with police and was not arrested, police said.
Attorneys for Hart’s family this week said that a wrongful-death suit is planned against Walgreens.
Carl Douglas, the attorney, also called on Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey to file manslaughter charges against the ...
Daryl Leon Hanson, a 48-year-old white man, was fatally stabbed Thursday, Oct. 11, in the 7500 block of Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 12:45 a.m., Hanson was found with stab wounds in the area, said Los Angeles police Det. Sean Kinchla. Hanson was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:33 a.m., according to coroner’s records, which also state that he died of “sharp force” trauma to the torso area.
Investigators later determined that Hanson got into a verbal altercation with a woman sitting in a vehicle outside a liquor store, according to prosecutors. The woman's boyfriend came out of the liquor store, returned to his vehicle, then followed Hanson into a back alley where the stabbing took place, prosecutors said.
The defendant, identified by police and prosecutors as Spencer Jay Doland, a 34-year-old white man, has ...