Hate Crime Incident
August 24, 2007
Melrose Avenue and La Brea Avenue, N/W corner
Councilmember Jack Weiss, District 5
Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger
Last night, at around 10:00 p.m., two Black men driving in a black Lexus pulled up near two observant Jewish men who were walking in the Melrose area.
The passenger in the car shouted anti-Semitic remarks and the driver fired several rounds with a pellet gun, striking the two victims.
The victims were not seriously injured.
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