By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — This year alone, the city of Los Angeles has experienced 300 homicides, the LAPD announced Sunday.

“Senseless violence and tragic loss of life,” the LAPD said in a Tweet. “Our people are doing everything they can to stop the violence, but we need your help. If you have any info, report it. You can remain anonymous.”

READ MORE: LAX, Mayor Garcetti Announce Opening Of $294 Million Economy Parking Structure

LAPD Deputy Chief Emada Tingirides said via Twitter, “I am heartbroken.”

READ MORE: LA Courts Report Nearly All Employees Have Been Vaccinated Against COVID Or Received Exemptions

“It’s has been a tragic weekend in Los Angeles to include the murder of a (15-year-old) riding his motorcycle close to his home,” Tingirides added. “A weekend like this creates lasting trauma in communities. Praying for South Los Angeles. WeMustComeTogether.”

The last time homicides topped 300 in the city was in 2009.

MORE NEWS: Lancaster Woman Shariniesha Johnson Last Seen In May

(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)