Three people were shot Saturday in a possible gang-related attack in Long Beach.
A man has reportedly been taken into custody on Friday on suspicion of killing his girlfriend and her son.
The number of so-called “state of mind” shootings has jumped from 10 in 2005 to 15 in 2010, with black and Latino youth more likely to be misidentified as being armed.
The three robberies on Tuesday night brings the total number to as many as 10 in the last two weeks.
The Long Beach Police Officers Association won a reversal from a judge who protected the identities of officers involved in shootings dating back to 2005.
A major Hollywood intersection was closed for hours Monday after a pair of gang-related shootings left five people injured and two in custody.
The Youth Promise Act would dole out money to organizations promising to hire gang members, but Republicans are unlikely to approve of another spending initiative.