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KTLA 5 reports that a shooting occurred on Monday morning, January 20. The incident took place near the West Hollywood and Fairfax border. According to reports, the shooting left one dead. Investigators in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are searching for the culprits involved in the shooting.


The exact location of the shooting was not released. The crime scene was taped off between Fairfax Avenue from Santa Monica Boulevard and Melrose Avenue at 4:30 a.m. According to the LAPD, the victim was a male who was shot multiple times and died of his injuries at the hospital.


Detectives in the LAPD are looking for witnesses to piece the details of the crime and the motive of the shooter together.


Shootings In Los Angeles

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, there were  36 shootings and critical incidents in 2019. Statistics show that you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim in Los Angeles to a firearm crime. When comparing Los Angeles to the rest of the state of California, the crime in the city is higher than 75% of the other cities and towns in the state.


From 1994-2013 there were 23,094 lives lost in Los Angeles county from firearm-related injuries. In 2013 there were 443 homicides that involved firearms. In 2014, non-fatal firearm-related injuries that required hospitalization for treatment was 10 times higher in black males aged 10 to 44 in L.A. County when compared to white males in the same age range in the county. It is estimated that gun violence in America costs our country $100 billion annually.


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