BEVERLY HILLS—On Tuesday, May 25, Lawrence Lawson was released from jail after the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said there was not enough evidence to file a case. Lawson is accused of stabbing another male during a fight in Beverly Hills on May 20. The prosecutor stated that a nearby hotel did not have any cameras in the courtyard where the incident is believed to have transpired, City News Service reported.
The Beverly Hills Police Department responded to a call about an unconscious man found bleeding from several wounds at 200 N. Beverly Drive at around 1:45 a.m. on May 20. Paramedics from the Beverly Hills Fire Department treated the victim. He was transported to a local hospital where he is now listed in stable condition. After the investigation, the person was placed under arrest. He was charged with PC 664/187 – Attempt and was transported to the hospital for treatment. He was later booked at the Beverly Hills Police Department under the suspicion of attempted murder where his bail was set at $1 million.
Access to the Beverly Hills Canon Gardens Park and the surrounding businesses were impacted for several hours due to the investigation. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a medical emergency call in Los Angeles, approximately one and a half miles away from the situation in Beverly Hills. Lawson called informing the LAFD operator that he got his injury in Beverly Hills.
The weapon used has not been found. There has been no motive found yet in the early stages of the investigation.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked contact the Beverly Hills Police Department at (310) 285-2125. If you would like to remain anonymous, text BEVHILLSPD followed by the tip information to 888777. Tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. To access Crime Stoppers, download the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or use the website http://www.lacrimestoppers.org.