Bradley Kavika Hanaway, a 34-year-old white man, was found dead Monday, Jan. 14, in the 7100 block of Whitsett Avenue in Valley Glen, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of a shooting at Whitsett Fields Park, according to a news release from the department.
Hanaway was discovered by paramedics with gunshot wounds in the parking lot and was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:10 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Detectives said that Hanaway was a “known transient” who resided in the area.
LAPD Det. Dave Peteque said that Hanaway was in a park claimed by gang members.
“They shot him for no reason,” Peteque said of the suspects, adding that those who went inside the park were subject to violence and harassment.
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Rony Josue Parras-Mendez, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed by Los Angeles police Monday, Dec. 31 in the 13600 block of Vanowen Street in Valley Glen, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 4:40 a.m., LAPD officers responded to an apartment regarding a call of a screaming woman, according to a news release from the department.
Parras-Mendez came to the door of the apartment armed with a “large kitchen knife,” according to police.
Police said Parras-Mendez was given commands that he ignored and “quickly moved toward one of the officers,” prompting the shooting.
Mendez was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:52 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police said that before the shooting, Parras-Mendez had assaulted a man who lived at the complex. The man received treatment at a local hospital. A nine-inch knife was recovered at the scene, police ...
John David Bannon III, a 41-year-old white man, was fatally stabbed Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the 6000 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard on the border of North Hollywood and Valley Glen, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Officers from the North Hollywood Division of the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon in a shopping center shortly before 9 a.m., according to a news release from the department.
When officers arrived, they found Bannon on the ground north of the shopping center, police said. He had been stabbed multiple times.
Bannon, who police said was a transient, was outside a 7-Eleven and got into a confrontation with another man who was leaving the store. It’s unknown what the two argued about, police said.
The man walked away but returned in a vehicle. He got out of the vehicle, tackled Bannon ...
Rosario Torres, a 1-year-old Latina, was stabbed to death Friday, Oct. 21, in the 13100 block of Van Owen in North Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 11 a.m., Noe Torres, a 48-year-old Latino, stabbed his daughter in front of family members inside their apartment, said Los Angeles Police Capt. Stephen Carmona.
Torres then set a small fire, stabbed himself and jumped out a back window. When police arrived, a kitchen knife was still in his body.
Torres, who also had a knife in his waistband, refused to comply with officer’s commands, Carmona said.
Police subdued Torres with a Taser and beanbag rounds, Carmona said.
The girl was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Torres was charged Oct. 25 with one count of murder, one count of assault on a child causing death and one count of arson, according to a ...
Mohammed Kalam, a 61-year-old man from Bangladesh, died Sunday, Sept. 25, after he was shot in the 12600 block of Sherman Way in North Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Shortly before midnight on Sept. 24, Kalam was working at the A & D Liquor Mart when two people walked in and demanded money, said Los Angeles Police Det. Steve Castro. Kalam refused to give the thieves money and was shot.
Kalam, a father, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:12 the next morning, according to coroner's records.
The thieves fled in a car.
Rosa Barrientos, 23, and Maria Inzunza, 25, both Latinas, were each charged Thursday with one count of murder with a special circumstance that the killing was committed during a robbery. The two also face one count of attempted robbery, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Barrientos ...
James Thomas Miller, a 54-year-old white man, died a week after he being shot on Wednesday, April 20, in the 11600 block of West Hamlin Street in Valley Glen, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:05 p.m., Miller was with a woman at his home when a man arrived and chased him outside and down the driveway, LAPD Det. Rich Wheeler said.
The man, later identified as James Phillip Anderson, a 50-year-old Asian man, shot Miller in the back, Wheeler said.
Anderson was jealous of Miller’s relationship with the woman, Wheeler said. Each of the men believed they were dating her, he said.
Miller was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead seven days later, on April 27, according to coroner’s records.
Anderson was arrested on suspicion of murder in Las Vegas and has been charged with one count of murder ...