VENICE (CBSLA.com) — Security concerns in the city of Venice have prompted a meeting with merchants Monday.
They are considering hiring security guards to protect their property and local patrons.READ MORE: Bridges, Hornets Hold Off Lakers To Earn 117-114 Victory
There have also been problems with parking in the area.READ MORE: Long Beach Man Wounded In Possible Gang Shooting
Many are concerned about overall safety after one merchant’s finger was recently bitten off by a homeless person.MORE NEWS: Bus Driver Shortage Causes Metro To Slash Service Citywide
The meeting will take place 6 p.m. Monday at the Westside Global Awareness Magnet School.