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Victim critically injured in Koreatown shooting

Victim critically injured in Koreatown shooting

Police are releasing few details about a shooting in Koreatown on Feb. 16 that left a man in critical condition. The shooting occurred at approximately 2:10 a.m. near a supermarket in the 3300 block of W. 8th St. The unidentified victim was reportedly on foot when he was approached by an unknown suspect who shot [...] [...more]

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Suspects sought in robbery at Koreatown jewelry store

Suspects sought in robbery at Koreatown jewelry store

Investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Olympic Division are seeking information leading to the arrest of three suspects who recently committed an armed robbery at a jewelry store inside the Hankook Plaza in Koreatown. The robbery occurred at approximately 10:10 a.m. on Nov. 4. Three African American male suspects entered the Hankook Plaza, located [...] [...more]

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Suspect sought in home invasion

Suspect sought in home invasion

Detectives with LAPD’s Olympic Division are searching for a suspect who broke into a Windsor Square home at 12:30 p.m. on May 8 and fled with undisclosed property. According to LAPD and SSA Security Group officials, a resident in Windsor Square returned home at 12:30 p.m. to find a male, possibly Hispanic, in the home [...] [...more]

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Snow brings holiday fun to Olympic Division

Snow brings holiday fun to Olympic Division

Santa Claus has really upgraded his cavalry. During the LAPD Olympic Division’s holiday celebration last week, ol’ Saint Nick dropped in via a three-wheeled segway, complete with a police helicopter escort. His presence had been requested for the division’s inaugural holiday shoe giveaway — Operation Shoes from Santa — an effort that put 600 new [...] [...more]

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Suspect arrested for attempted murder in Koreatown office

Suspect arrested for attempted murder in Koreatown office

LAPD Olympic Area patrol officers on Nov. 1 responded to a “shooting in progress” call at a business located in the 3400 block of Wilshire Blvd. at approximately 3:45 p.m. When officers arrived, they were directed to the fourth floor, where they confronted the suspect, 52-year-old Ji Tae Kim, who was armed with a handgun. [...] [...more]

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Koreatown Robbery Suspect Sought

Koreatown Robbery Suspect Sought

Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Olympic Division are searching for a suspect who robbed a jewelry store in Koreatown on April 16 and was caught on surveillance video. The incident occurred around 3:10 p.m. when an unknown Asian male suspect entered the jewelry store in the 3500 block of West 6th Street. Posing [...] [...more]

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Cops Crack Down on Western Avenue Prostitution

Cops Crack Down on Western Avenue Prostitution

An increase in prostitution during the past three months on Western Avenue between Melrose Avenue and 2nd Street has prompted extra police patrols and a heightened crackdown along the busy thoroughfare. Authorities said prostitution has been a problem for decades on Western Avenue, but in November, officials and community members began noticing more activity, particularly [...] [...more]

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