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Someone got fragged on my side of town

The following is a list of text messages received tonight:

9:34 PM
Trojans Alert: Shots fired @ Budlong & Adams. 1 suspect&weapon in custody. 3 suspects @ large. LAPD perimeter north of UPC. Stay inside until further notice

10:30 PM
LAPD/DPS searching North University Park area for three outstanding suspects, possibly armed. Stay inside until further notice. Notify DPS immediately or dial 911 if you encounter suspects or suspicious persons or circumstances. Wait for further instuctions via TrojansAlert.

Suspects were involved in a shooting with LAPD officers at Budlong and Adams at approximately 830PM, March 11, 2009. Suspects then fled in a vehicle before crashing in the 2600 block of Menlo after striking a USC tram. No one on the tram was injured. Three suspects then fled on foot. One suspect with a gunshot wound was taken into custody at the collision scene and police recovered a firearm.

One suspect is described as male Hispanic, shaved head, white t shirt, dark pants and stud earrings in both ears.

LAPD has set up a perimeter bordered by Vermont, Orchard, 30th Street and Adams and has set up a command post. DPS is deploying additional resources into area.

10:47 PM
Trojans Alert: Search narrowed to Adams-30th-Vermont-Ellendale. Stay inside & call 911 for anything suspicious. 1 more suspect in custody, 2 at large.

12:02 PM
Trojans Alert: LAPD incident cleared. 1 suspect dead, 3 in custody. Detectives in area. No injury to USC students occurred.

12:24 PM
The LAPD/DPS search of the North University Park area for three outstanding suspects was cleared at approximately midnight on March 11, 2009. Menlo is still not open to vehicle traffic, but students and residents are able to return to the area.

LAPD Detectives are still investigating this case, but we now know that four suspects were involved in a shooting with LAPD officers at Budlong and Adams March 11, 2009. The suspects then fled in a vehicle before crashing in the 2600 block of Menlo after striking a USC tram. No one on the tram was injured. Three suspects fled on foot and were apprehended through the efforts of LAPD, DPS and persons who called with information.

Any additional information released about this incident will come from LAPD through the local media or a media release. Thank you for cooperating with this investigation and contact LAPD if you have any information that may be helpful.

Avatar david *
03-12-09 00:39
Ross Is. Br.
This all occurred about 3 blocks away from me.
Avatar volcanovixen21 *
03-12-09 00:45
Dvorak Attack
Sings "...I loooooove L.A.!...."
Avatar max *
03-12-09 19:49
cyber desperado
Crazy!
Avatar chucho *
03-12-09 21:14
Breathe deep
I guess Trojans have more to worry about these days than greek bearing gifts.
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