Elderly man missing
78-year-old South Los Angeles man missing
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., A 78-year-old South Los Angeles man missing since Sunday was found early today, and he is OK, police said. John Wesley Young Jr. was last seen about 3 p.m. Sunday, and his family notified authorities, saying they were concerned because he needs daily medical care and may be confused, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.
Officers sought public help to find him, and he was located early today
at a hospital, and is reported to be in good health, the LAPD reported. His
whereabouts while missing were not revealed.
Los Angeles police say two suspects have been arrested for the murder of 5-year-old Aaron Shannon, and are being held without bail. Leonard Hall Jr., 21, was taken into custody today (Friday) about at 2:10 a.m. at an apartment in the 200 block of West. 27th Str. Marcus Denson, 18, was arrested Thursday evening by Sheriff’s deputies in the 1100 block of East 83rd Street. Law enforcement officials say both suspects are active gang members.
A rally focused on keeping Kenyon Juvenile Justice Center open will be held today at 10 a.m. at the center, 7625 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles.
Community members and workers rallying to save Kenyon say a plan by the presiding judge of L.A. County to shut down the South Los Angeles center and seven others would be a disservice to poor youth of color and their parents.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A 46-year-old man died after being punched multiple times outside a liquor store in South Los Angeles, police said today.
The assault occurred at 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 2100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, near Arlington Avenue, said Detective Gus Villanueva of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.
The Crenshaw Subway Coalition is gearing up for a possible showdown over additional funding for the Crenshaw-to-LAX light rail line, including a Leimert Park Village Station, but may have to await a May 23 decision by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board on just how bruising—or necessary—a showdown will be.