According to the police, a failed robbery in Koreatown on Tuesday night resulted in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy.
At approximately 10:30 p.m., on Vermont Avenue and 7th Street, an unidentified male approached the vehicle and demanded the youngster’s property, according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department. The teen was seated in the passenger seat of the automobile with another individual at the time.
According to the police, the would-be robber opened fire on the vehicle as it attempted to flee the scene, striking the victim, who was afterwards pronounced dead at the site of the crime.
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According to the police, the suspect was able to flee the area, and there have been no arrests made.
Wednesday, the armed suspect who shot and killed a teenager during an unsuccessful robbery attempt in the Koreatown neighborhood remained at large. The victim was 16 years old.
The teenager was reportedly sitting in the passenger seat of a car on Tuesday evening at 10:40 p.m. near Vermont Avenue and Seventh Street south of MacArthur Park when a man approached him and the male driver of the car and attempted to rob them both. The incident was reported to the police.
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According to the police, the suspect opened fire as the driver of the car started to pull away, which caused the suspect to hit the passenger who was 16 years old.
The driver of the car came to a stop in the Westlake neighborhood close to the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Burlington Avenue, and medical personnel determined that the teenager had been killed there.