Sheriff Releases 2,600 Criminals
Killings in L.A.
The triple homicide in which Brian Byrd died
took place just after 6 p.m. Monday when a van full of men fired
shots into a house on 2nd Avenue, south of the Santa Monica Freeway
and west of Western Avenue, police said.
..."over the last few weeks, the numbers
of shootings here have increased dramatically," said Cmdr.
Richard Roupoli of the LAPD's South Bureau.
LAPD Det. Stanley Evans called the gunfire