Washington [US], January 30: A gunfight occurred in the rich Beverly Crest neighborhood of Los Angeles (USA) killing 3 people and injuring 4 others.
The Orange County Register cited a police statement as saying the gunfight occurred at a home in the Beverly Crest area at dawn on January 28.
The home is rented for a short time and is described on the property's website as a quiet place with a zen garden.
Police said three victims died in a car parked in front of the house. The identities of the victims were not released. The injured were taken to the hospital, two of them in critical condition.
Police have not determined the cause of the gunfight, but shell casings at the scene indicate more than one person opened fire.
"I can confirm this was a gunfight, not a random crime. We're still questioning more people in the home, witnesses and neighbors to piece together exactly what happened," Los Angeles Police Chief Bruce Borihanh said, adding that investigators were knocking on the door. door to door to find video from security cameras.
A woman who lives next to the scene said she was woken up by the sound of a police helicopter around 3am. The woman said she had heard complaints from most residents in the area about parties in the area.
In August 2020, a shooting at a large gang-related party occurred at a house in Beverly Crest, in which one person was killed and three people were injured.
Beverly Crest is a residential area with million-dollar homes, bordering the city of Beverly Hills . Famous people who have lived here include Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, actor John Landis and rapper Drake. The house where the gunfight took place was valued at $2.39 million in its most recent sale. The rent per month is more than 17,000 USD.
The Beverly Crest shooting is the third mass shooting in California this month. On January 16, a shooting occurred in the city of Tulare, killing six people, including a 6-month-old baby and a 17-year-old mother. On January 21, another incident occurred in the city of Monterey Park , killing 11 people and injuring 9 others.
Source: ThanhNien Newspaper