LOS FELIZ—A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at a Metro Red Line Station on Saturday, March 23. The suspect is charged with shooting a 45 year-old man.
The shooting occurred on North Vermont Avenue and Sunset Boulevard at around 1:00 a.m. The Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations informed Canyon News that a witness of the shooting says that it was instigated by an argument. The shooting is not believed to be gang related. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
This is the second crime that took place at the Metro Red Line Station this month. An attempted murder and rape occurred at the same Metro Station after a homeless man punched, chocked, and raped a woman in the station’s emergency exit stairwell on March 14 at around 6 p.m.
The suspect is described as an African-American male with brown eyes. He stands between 5 feet and 7 inches to 5 feet and 10 inches tall, and weighs between 165 to 180 pounds. He was said to have been wearing all black, with an earring in his right ear, and has a 2 to 3-inch scar on his left forearm.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Northeast Detective Rodriguez at 323-561-3328. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).