LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police Saturday said one person was shot and killed in a Boyle Heights backyard.

The shooting, which took place in the 3900 block of Tampico, occurred about 10:45 p.m. Friday, Los Angeles police Sgt. Michael Morisseau of Hollenbeck Station said.

It was unclear what led to the incident.

The victim’s name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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Comments (6)
  1. Everyday Guy says:

    Boyle Heights; the garden spot of Los Angeles.

  2. ILLEGALS says:

    Boyle Heights!

  3. Chuco says:

    Aye homes!!!! that’s not boyle heights, it’s El Sereno!!!

    1. Saber 1 says:

      Just like the third world toilet they came from. Sanitize the area and start over.

      1. sal says:

        You are a vile and despicable creature.

  4. jimmy says:

    Imagine that – Boyle Heights and a shooting. Who would have thought???

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