2 victims identified in New Year’s Eve shooting in Los Angeles

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A conflict involving people at the New Year's Eve bash in a downtown LA warehouse building led to the gunfire, cops say.
A conflict involving people at the New Year's Eve bash in a downtown LA warehouse building led to the gunfire, cops say.

A conflict involving people at the New Year’s Eve bash in a downtown LA warehouse building led to the gunfire, cops say.

Victims Identified

The victims of the New Year’s Eve shooting at a downtown Los Angeles warehouse were identified as Deven Whitaker, a 24-year-old from Los Angeles, and Miah Banks, a 26-year-old woman from Azusa. 

Both tragically lost their lives during the incident, confirmed by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner and LAPD.

Incident Details

The shooting unfolded around 1 a.m. during an underground New Year’s Eve gathering at a facility on Porter Street in downtown Los Angeles. 

Officers, responding to reports of gunfire in the vicinity of Santa Fe Avenue and Porter Street, arrived at the scene to find individuals injured on the street and sidewalk.

Origin of the Shooting

The LAPD reported that a dispute of unknown origin erupted during the party, culminating in the eruption of gunfire. 

This altercation between unidentified individuals led to multiple shots being fired, resulting in injuries to a total of 10 people. Specific details about the extent of their injuries were not disclosed.

Investigation and Lack of Arrests

As of now, no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. The LAPD is actively investigating the incident. However, details surrounding the dispute that triggered the shooting remain undisclosed, leaving the authorities seeking further information.

Ongoing Investigations

The tragic incident has prompted ongoing investigations by the LAPD to unravel the circumstances leading to the dispute and subsequent shooting. 

While the details about the dispute and the sequence of events leading to the gunfire are yet to be revealed, the incident stands as a grim reminder of the consequences of violence in public gatherings.

Gary Monroe

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