YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Security guard killed at Panorama City strip mall, LAPD says

April 11, 2013|By Andrew Blankstein and Robert J. Lopez
  • Map shows homicides reported in Panorama City since 2007.
Map shows homicides reported in Panorama City since 2007. (Times Homicide Report )

A security guard was shot and killed near a liquor store in a Panorama City strip mall, Los Angeles police said Thursday night.

The guard was gunned down shortly before 10 p.m. in the 15000 block of Roscoe Boulevard, Lt. Paul Vernon of the Los Angeles Police Department told The Times.

It was not immediately known what sparked the violence. Homicide detectives were en route to the crime scene late Thursday.

Since January 2007, at least 15 homicides have been reported in Panorama City, according to a Times Homicide Report database.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call (877) 527-3247.


Experts urge reduced barriers to online college education

Obama's early-childhood education plan lauded by L.A. educators 

Dog rescued from train tracks so popular, shelter's website crashes

Twitter: @anblanx

Twitter: @LAJourno

Los Angeles Times Articles