Man shot to death after apparent argument in Echo Park, LAPD says
Neighbors reported hearing an argument followed by gunshots in the 2100 block of Bellevue Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Officers found the victim at the bottom of a hill. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Officer Karen Rayner said.
Homicide detectives were at the scene Monday night gathering evidence. No other details were immediately available.
Since January 2007, at least 97 homicides have been reported within two miles of Monday's slaying, according a Times Homicide Report database.
— Robert J. Lopez
Map shows homicides reported within two miles of Monday's slaying. Credit: Times Homicide Report